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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 34 hours 1 minutes.

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).

How far is Mexicali from Chicago?

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

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 188 kg (414 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Mexicali (MXL).

Distance:
1629
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1629

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