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Distance between Valparaiso, FL (VPS) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Valparaiso to Chicago (Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 782 miles / 1259 kilometers / 680 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Valparaiso (VPS) to Chicago (MDW) is 905 miles / 1456 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 1 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Valparaiso to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Valparaiso?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 782.307 miles
  • 1259.001 kilometers
  • 679.806 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
  • 783.920 miles
  • 1261.596 kilometers
  • 681.207 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 Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport
City: Valparaiso, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: VPS
ICAO Code: KVPS
Coordinates: 30°28′59″N, 86°31′31″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 Valparaiso and Chicago.

Time Difference

Valparaiso, FL

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (294 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Valparaiso (VPS) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
782
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
782

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