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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Chicago to Long Beach (Chicago Midway International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 1741 miles / 2802 kilometers / 1513 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Long Beach (LGB) is 2021 miles / 3252 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Long Beach.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

How far is Long Beach from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1741.306 miles
  • 2802.360 kilometers
  • 1513.153 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
  • 1737.905 miles
  • 2796.886 kilometers
  • 1510.198 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Long Beach is 2 hours. Long Beach is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Long Beach, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 196 kg (431 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
1741
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1741

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