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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Phoenix is 2 hours. Phoenix is 2 hours behind Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Phoenix (PHX).