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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)

Flight distance from Chicago to West Palm Beach (Chicago Midway International Airport – Palm Beach International Airport) is 1128 miles / 1816 kilometers / 980 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to West Palm Beach (PBI) is 1312 miles / 2111 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 6 minutes.

Chicago – West Palm Beach

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1128
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1816
Kilometers
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980
Nautical miles

How far is West Palm Beach from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1128.303 miles
  • 1815.827 kilometers
  • 980.468 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
  • 1130.243 miles
  • 1818.950 kilometers
  • 982.155 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 Midway International Airport to Palm Beach International Airport is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and West Palm Beach is 1 hour. West Palm Beach is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Chicago time to West Palm Beach time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to West Palm Beach generates about 158 kg of CO2 per passenger, 158 kilograms is equal to 349 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 West Palm Beach

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI).

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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W