How far is San Diego from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1728.013 miles
- 2780.967 kilometers
- 1501.602 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
- 1724.929 miles
- 2776.004 kilometers
- 1498.922 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).
Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 3 hours 46 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and San Diego is 2 hours. San Diego is 2 hours behind Chicago.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 190 kg (418 pounds).
Chicago to San Diego flight path
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → San Diego (SAN).