# Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Reno, NV (RNO)

Flight distance from Chicago to Reno (Chicago Midway International Airport – Reno–Tahoe International Airport) is 1680 miles / 2704 kilometers / 1460 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Reno (RNO) is 1911 miles / 3076 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 42 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Reno.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

## How far is Reno from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1680.382 miles
• 2704.312 kilometers
• 1460.212 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
• 1676.177 miles
• 2697.546 kilometers
• 1456.558 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
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (422 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Reno (RNO).

Distance:
1680
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1680

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