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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Chicago to Palmdale (Chicago Midway International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 1713 miles / 2757 kilometers / 1488 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Palmdale (PMD) is 1988 miles / 3199 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 14 minutes.

Chicago – Palmdale

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1713
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2757
Kilometers
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1488
Nautical miles

How far is Palmdale from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1712.845 miles
  • 2756.557 kilometers
  • 1488.422 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
  • 1709.334 miles
  • 2750.906 kilometers
  • 1485.371 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 to Palmdale is 3 hours 44 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Chicago time to Palmdale time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Palmdale: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Palmdale generates about 194 kg of CO2 per passenger, 194 kilograms is equal to 427 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 Palmdale

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W