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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Kearney, NE

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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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