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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 33 hours 7 minutes.

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).

How far is Palmdale from Chicago?

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

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 194 kg (427 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
1713
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1713

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