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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from Chicago to Phoenix (Chicago Midway International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1444 miles / 2324 kilometers / 1255 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Phoenix (PHX) is 1737 miles / 2795 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

How far is Phoenix from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1443.805 miles
  • 2323.579 kilometers
  • 1254.632 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
  • 1441.366 miles
  • 2319.654 kilometers
  • 1252.513 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Phoenix, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Phoenix (PHX).

Distance:
1444
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1444

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