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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Chicago and Kansas City.
Kansas City, MO
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 85 kg (186 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Kansas City (MCI).