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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from San Diego International Airport to Midway International Airport is 1728 miles / 2781 kilometers / 1502 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1728.013 miles
  • 2780.967 kilometers
  • 1501.602 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
  • 1724.929 miles
  • 2776.004 kilometers
  • 1498.922 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Chicago, IL

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Airport information


A San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″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

Flight map from San Diego to Chicago.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1728

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