# 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 466 miles / 750 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 13 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
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B Eppley Airfield
City: Omaha, NE
Country: 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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 87 kg (193 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

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