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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Distance from Chicago to Houston (Chicago Midway International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 937 miles / 1508 kilometers / 814 nautical miles.

How far is Houston from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 936.958 miles
  • 1507.888 kilometers
  • 814.194 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
  • 938.150 miles
  • 1509.807 kilometers
  • 815.230 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 (MDW) to Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Houston.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (323 pounds).

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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

Chicago to Houston flight path

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Houston (HOU).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
937
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
937

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