# Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Chicago (Salt Lake City International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1259 miles / 2026 kilometers / 1094 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Chicago (MDW) is 1400 miles / 2253 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 55 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

## How far is Chicago from Salt Lake City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Salt Lake City and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1258.685 miles
• 2025.657 kilometers
• 1093.767 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
• 1255.459 miles
• 2020.465 kilometers
• 1090.964 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″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 Salt Lake City and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour ahead of Salt Lake City.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (362 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
1259
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1259

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