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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Mexicali is 2 hours. Mexicali is 2 hours behind Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 188 kg (414 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Mexicali (MXL).