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Distance between San Antonio, TX (SAT) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from San Antonio to Chicago (San Antonio International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1036 miles / 1667 kilometers / 900 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from San Antonio (SAT) to Chicago (MDW) is 1217 miles / 1959 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Antonio to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from San Antonio?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1035.988 miles
  • 1667.262 kilometers
  • 900.249 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
  • 1036.705 miles
  • 1668.415 kilometers
  • 900.872 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 San Antonio International Airport
City: San Antonio, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAT
ICAO Code: KSAT
Coordinates: 29°32′1″N, 98°28′11″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

There is no time difference between San Antonio and Chicago.

Time Difference

San Antonio, TX

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (337 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Antonio (SAT) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
1036
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1036

Round trip?