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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Chicago to Tucson (Chicago Midway International Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 1440 miles / 2317 kilometers / 1251 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Tucson (TUS) is 1704 miles / 2743 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 17 minutes.

Chicago – Tucson

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1440
Miles
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2317
Kilometers
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1251
Nautical miles

How far is Tucson from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1439.756 miles
  • 2317.062 kilometers
  • 1251.114 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
  • 1437.737 miles
  • 2313.813 kilometers
  • 1249.359 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 Tucson International Airport is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Tucson is 1 hour. Tucson is 1 hour behind Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Tucson generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, 176 kilograms is equal to 387 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 Tucson

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Tucson (TUS)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines