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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Sioux City to Chicago (Sioux Gateway Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 446 miles / 717 kilometers / 387 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to Chicago (MDW) is 521 miles / 838 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sioux City to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Sioux City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 445.569 miles
  • 717.073 kilometers
  • 387.189 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
  • 444.416 miles
  • 715.218 kilometers
  • 386.187 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″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

There is no time difference between Sioux City and Chicago.

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
446
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
446

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