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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Chicago (Palm Springs International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1657 miles / 2667 kilometers / 1440 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Chicago (MDW) is 2023 miles / 3256 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 22 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palm Springs to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1657.032 miles
  • 2666.734 kilometers
  • 1439.921 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
  • 1653.865 miles
  • 2661.637 kilometers
  • 1437.169 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

B Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of 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 Palm Springs and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours ahead of Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Chicago, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 190 kg (418 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
1657
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1657

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