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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Cedar Rapids, IA (CID)

Flight distance from Chicago to Cedar Rapids (Chicago Midway International Airport – The Eastern Iowa Airport) is 204 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Cedar Rapids (CID) is 239 miles / 384 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Cedar Rapids.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).

How far is Cedar Rapids from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Cedar Rapids. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 204.402 miles
  • 328.954 kilometers
  • 177.621 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 203.871 miles
  • 328.098 kilometers
  • 177.159 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B The Eastern Iowa Airport
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Cedar Rapids.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Cedar Rapids, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 55 kg (121 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Cedar Rapids (CID).

Distance:
204
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
204

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