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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Providence, RI (PVD)

Flight distance from Chicago to Providence (Chicago Midway International Airport – Providence T. F. Green Airport) is 843 miles / 1356 kilometers / 732 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Providence (PVD) is 956 miles / 1538 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Providence.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Providence T. F. Green Airport (PVD).

How far is Providence from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 842.686 miles
  • 1356.171 kilometers
  • 732.274 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
  • 840.493 miles
  • 1352.643 kilometers
  • 730.369 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 Providence T. F. Green Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Providence is 1 hour. Providence is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Providence, RI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (306 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Providence (PVD).

Distance:
843
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
843

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