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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Omaha, NE (OMA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Omaha (Chicago Midway International Airport – Eppley Airfield) is 423 miles / 681 kilometers / 368 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Omaha (OMA) is 465 miles / 749 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Eppley Airfield (OMA).

How far is Omaha from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 423.271 miles
  • 681.189 kilometers
  • 367.813 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
  • 422.185 miles
  • 679.441 kilometers
  • 366.869 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 Eppley Airfield
City: Omaha, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OMA
ICAO Code: KOMA
Coordinates: 41°18′11″N, 95°53′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Omaha.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Omaha, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 87 kg (192 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Omaha (OMA).

Distance:
423
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
423

Round trip?