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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Chicago to Raleigh (Chicago Midway International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 632 miles / 1017 kilometers / 549 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Raleigh (RDU) is 793 miles / 1276 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 17 minutes.

Chicago – Raleigh

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632
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1017
Kilometers
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549
Nautical miles

How far is Raleigh from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 631.877 miles
  • 1016.907 kilometers
  • 549.086 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
  • 631.413 miles
  • 1016.161 kilometers
  • 548.683 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Raleigh is 1 hour. Raleigh is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Raleigh generates about 117 kg of CO2 per passenger, 117 kilograms is equal to 257 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 Raleigh

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Raleigh (RDU)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines