Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Joplin (Chicago Midway International Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 482 miles / 775 kilometers / 419 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Joplin (JLN) is 577 miles / 928 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 9 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Joplin.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

How far is Joplin from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 481.705 miles
• 775.229 kilometers
• 418.590 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
• 481.367 miles
• 774.685 kilometers
• 418.296 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
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Joplin.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (211 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
482
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
482

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