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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Mexicali (MXL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Mexicali (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Mexicali International Airport) is 1629 miles / 2622 kilometers / 1416 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Mexicali (MXL) is 2027 miles / 3262 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 11 minutes.

Chicago – Mexicali

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1629
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2622
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1416
Nautical miles

How far is Mexicali from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1628.996 miles
  • 2621.615 kilometers
  • 1415.559 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
  • 1626.265 miles
  • 2617.219 kilometers
  • 1413.185 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 Mexicali is 3 hours 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Mexicali is 2 hours. Mexicali is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Chicago time to Mexicali time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Mexicali: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Mexicali generates about 188 kg of CO2 per passenger, 188 kilograms is equal to 414 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 Mexicali

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Mexicali International Airport (MXL).

Airport information

Origin Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W
Destination Mexicali International Airport
City: Mexicali
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: MXL
ICAO Code: MMML
Coordinates: 32°37′50″N, 115°14′31″W