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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 36 hours 39 minutes.

Chicago – Modesto

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1781
Miles
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2866
Kilometers
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1548
Nautical miles

How far is Modesto from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to Modesto is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Chicago time to Modesto time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Modesto: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Modesto, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Modesto generates about 199 kg of CO2 per passenger, 199 kilograms is equal to 438 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 Modesto

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

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 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