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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 1739 miles / 2798 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 28 minutes.

Chicago – Phoenix

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1444
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Kilometers
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1255
Nautical miles

How far is Phoenix from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Phoenix is 1 hour. Phoenix is 1 hour behind Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Phoenix generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, 176 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Phoenix (PHX)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines