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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Fort Dodge, IA (FOD)

Flight distance from Chicago to Fort Dodge (Chicago Midway International Airport – Fort Dodge Regional Airport) is 335 miles / 539 kilometers / 291 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Fort Dodge (FOD) is 401 miles / 646 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Fort Dodge.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Fort Dodge Regional Airport (FOD).

How far is Fort Dodge from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 334.779 miles
  • 538.775 kilometers
  • 290.915 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
  • 333.931 miles
  • 537.410 kilometers
  • 290.178 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 Fort Dodge Regional Airport
City: Fort Dodge, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FOD
ICAO Code: KFOD
Coordinates: 42°33′5″N, 94°11′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Fort Dodge.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Fort Dodge, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 74 kg (164 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Fort Dodge (FOD).

Distance:
335
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
335

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