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).
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).