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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Philadelphia (Chicago Midway International Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 668 miles / 1076 kilometers / 581 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 759 miles / 1222 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 12 minutes.

Chicago – Philadelphia

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668
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1076
Kilometers
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581
Nautical miles

How far is Philadelphia from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 668.294 miles
  • 1075.514 kilometers
  • 580.731 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
  • 666.692 miles
  • 1072.936 kilometers
  • 579.339 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).

How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport is 1 hour 45 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chicago and Philadelphia?

The time difference between Chicago and Philadelphia is 1 hour. Philadelphia is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
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Flight carbon footprint between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

On average flying from Chicago to Philadelphia generates about 121 kg of CO2 per passenger, 121 kilograms is equal to 267 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 Philadelphia

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Philadelphia (PHL)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines