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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Las Vegas, NV (LAS)

Flight distance from Chicago to Las Vegas (Chicago Midway International Airport – Las Vegas McCarran International Airport) is 1521 miles / 2447 kilometers / 1321 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Las Vegas (LAS) is 1750 miles / 2817 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 32 minutes.

Chicago – Las Vegas

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1521
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2447
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1321
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How far is Las Vegas from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1520.611 miles
  • 2447.186 kilometers
  • 1321.375 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
  • 1517.320 miles
  • 2441.890 kilometers
  • 1318.515 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 Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is 3 hours 22 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Las Vegas is 2 hours. Las Vegas is 2 hours behind Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Las Vegas generates about 181 kg of CO2 per passenger, 181 kilograms is equal to 399 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Las Vegas

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS).

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 Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
City: Las Vegas, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAS
ICAO Code: KLAS
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N, 115°9′7″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Las Vegas (LAS)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines