Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Fresno.
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT).
How far is Fresno from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Fresno. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1737.781 miles
- 2796.688 kilometers
- 1510.091 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
- 1733.789 miles
- 2790.263 kilometers
- 1506.621 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Fresno is 2 hours. Fresno is 2 hours behind Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 195 kg (431 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Fresno (FAT).