# How far is Phoenix, AZ, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago Midway International Airport) and Phoenix (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1444 miles / 2324 kilometers / 1255 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Phoenix (PHX) is 1738 miles / 2797 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 31 hours 8 minutes.

1444
Miles
2324
Kilometers
1255
Nautical miles
3 h 14 min
176 kg

## Distance from Chicago to Phoenix

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Phoenix. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Phoenix?

The estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 3 hours and 14 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Chicago and Phoenix?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

On average, flying from Chicago to Phoenix generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 176 kilograms equals 388 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 Phoenix

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

## Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W