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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from Chicago to Modesto (Chicago Midway International Airport – Modesto City–County Airport) is 1781 miles / 2866 kilometers / 1548 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Modesto (MOD) is 2117 miles / 3407 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

How far is Modesto from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1781.040 miles
  • 2866.306 kilometers
  • 1547.681 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
  • 1776.804 miles
  • 2859.489 kilometers
  • 1544.001 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 Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Modesto is 2 hours. Modesto is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Modesto, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (438 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Modesto (MOD).

Distance:
1781
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1781

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