# Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Kearney, NE (EAR)

Flight distance from Chicago to Kearney (Chicago Midway International Airport – Kearney Regional Airport) is 590 miles / 950 kilometers / 513 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Kearney (EAR) is 642 miles / 1033 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 1 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Kearney.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Kearney Regional Airport (EAR).

## How far is Kearney from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 590.188 miles
• 949.815 kilometers
• 512.859 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
• 588.704 miles
• 947.427 kilometers
• 511.570 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
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B Kearney Regional Airport
City: Kearney, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: EAR
ICAO Code: KEAR
Coordinates: 40°43′37″N, 99°0′24″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Kearney.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (246 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Kearney (EAR).

Distance:
590
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
590

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