# Distance between Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Phoenix to Chicago (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1444 miles / 2324 kilometers / 1255 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to Chicago (MDW) is 1735 miles / 2792 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 33 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Phoenix to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

## How far is Chicago from Phoenix?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1443.805 miles
• 2323.579 kilometers
• 1254.632 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
• 1441.366 miles
• 2319.654 kilometers
• 1252.513 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

B Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Phoenix and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours ahead of Phoenix.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (388 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
1444
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1444

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