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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Honolulu, HI (HNL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Honolulu (Chicago Midway International Airport – Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 4252 miles / 6843 kilometers / 3695 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 33 minutes.

Chicago – Honolulu

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4252
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6843
Kilometers
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3695
Nautical miles

How far is Honolulu from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4252.244 miles
  • 6843.323 kilometers
  • 3695.099 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
  • 4245.928 miles
  • 6833.159 kilometers
  • 3689.611 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is 8 hours 33 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Honolulu is 4 hours. Honolulu is 4 hours behind Chicago.
Chicago time to Honolulu time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Honolulu generates about 488 kg of CO2 per passenger, 488 kilograms is equal to 1 076 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Honolulu

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W