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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Phoenix and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour ahead of Phoenix.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (388 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Phoenix (PHX) → Chicago (MDW).