Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
How far is Chicago from West Palm Beach?
There are several ways to calculate distances between West Palm Beach and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1128.303 miles
- 1815.827 kilometers
- 980.468 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
- 1130.243 miles
- 1818.950 kilometers
- 982.155 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 West Palm Beach and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind West Palm Beach.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
West Palm Beach (PBI) → Chicago (MDW).