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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Sacramento International Airport to Midway International Airport is 1790 miles / 2881 kilometers / 1556 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1790.200 miles
  • 2881.048 kilometers
  • 1555.642 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
  • 1785.802 miles
  • 2873.969 kilometers
  • 1551.819 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 Sacramento International Airport (SMF) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 3 hours 53 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″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 Sacramento to Chicago.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1790

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