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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Highfill, AR (XNA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Highfill (Chicago Midway International Airport – Northwest Arkansas National Airport) is 518 miles / 833 kilometers / 450 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Highfill (XNA) is 631 miles / 1016 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 16 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Highfill.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA).

How far is Highfill from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 517.859 miles
  • 833.413 kilometers
  • 450.007 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
  • 517.723 miles
  • 833.194 kilometers
  • 449.889 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 Northwest Arkansas National Airport
City: Highfill, AR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: XNA
ICAO Code: KXNA
Coordinates: 36°16′54″N, 94°18′24″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Highfill.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Highfill, AR

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (223 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Highfill (XNA).

Distance:
518
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
518

Round trip?