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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 Flag of 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 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 State College and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind State College.

Time Difference

State College, PA

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Chicago, IL

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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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