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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 38 hours 38 minutes.

Chicago – San Luis Obispo

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1827
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2940
Kilometers
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1587
Nautical miles

How far is San Luis Obispo from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to San Luis Obispo is 3 hours 57 minutes.

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.

Chicago time to San Luis Obispo time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in San Luis Obispo: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to San Luis Obispo generates about 202 kg of CO2 per passenger, 202 kilograms is equal to 446 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 San Luis Obispo

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

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 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