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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Monterey, CA (MRY)

Flight distance from Chicago to Monterey (Chicago Midway International Airport – Monterey Regional Airport) is 1852 miles / 2981 kilometers / 1610 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Monterey (MRY) is 2227 miles / 3584 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY).

How far is Monterey from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1852.336 miles
  • 2981.046 kilometers
  • 1609.636 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
  • 1848.076 miles
  • 2974.190 kilometers
  • 1605.934 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 Monterey Regional Airport
City: Monterey, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MRY
ICAO Code: KMRY
Coordinates: 36°35′13″N, 121°50′34″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Monterey, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 204 kg (450 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Monterey (MRY).

Distance:
1852
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1852

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