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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from San Jose International Airport to Midway International Airport is 1838 miles / 2957 kilometers / 1597 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1837.592 miles
  • 2957.317 kilometers
  • 1596.824 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
  • 1833.248 miles
  • 2950.327 kilometers
  • 1593.049 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 Jose International Airport (SJC) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 3 hours 58 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Airport information


A San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″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 Jose to Chicago.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1838

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