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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Chicago to San Luis Obispo (Chicago Midway International Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 1827 miles / 2940 kilometers / 1587 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 2153 miles / 3465 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 18 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to San Luis Obispo.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1826.694 miles
  • 2939.779 kilometers
  • 1587.353 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
  • 1822.747 miles
  • 2933.428 kilometers
  • 1583.924 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 San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and San Luis Obispo is 2 hours. San Luis Obispo is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 202 kg (446 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
1827
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1827

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