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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Raleigh to Chicago (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 632 miles / 1017 kilometers / 549 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 631.877 miles
  • 1016.907 kilometers
  • 549.086 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
  • 631.413 miles
  • 1016.161 kilometers
  • 548.683 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Raleigh and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Raleigh.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (257 pounds).

Airport information


A Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

B 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

Map

Raleigh to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
632

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