# Distance between State College, PA (SCE) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from State College to Chicago (University Park Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 519 miles / 835 kilometers / 451 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from State College (SCE) to Chicago (MDW) is 567 miles / 913 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 56 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from State College to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between University Park Airport (SCE) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

## How far is Chicago from State College?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 519.006 miles
• 835.259 kilometers
• 451.004 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
• 517.699 miles
• 833.156 kilometers
• 449.868 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 University Park Airport
City: State College, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SCE
ICAO Code: KUNV
Coordinates: 40°50′57″N, 77°50′55″W

B Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: 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 State College and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind State College.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (224 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

State College (SCE) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
519
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
519

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