# Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Flight distance from Chicago to Kansas City (Chicago Midway International Airport – Kansas City International Airport) is 405 miles / 651 kilometers / 352 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Kansas City (MCI) is 503 miles / 810 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 58 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Kansas City.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

## How far is Kansas City from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 404.511 miles
• 650.997 kilometers
• 351.510 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
• 403.770 miles
• 649.806 kilometers
• 350.867 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Kansas City.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 85 kg (186 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Kansas City (MCI).

Distance:
405
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
405

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