Distance between Iowa City IA and Chalco NE

The distance from Iowa City to Chalco is 260 miles by road including 255 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 57 minutes and goes through Omaha, Coralville, Newton, Altoona, Ankeny, Urbandale and Clive.

Shortest distance by air 242 mi ✈️
Car route length 260.4 mi 🚗
Driving time 3 h 57 min
Fuel amount 8.9 gal
Fuel cost 33.2 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Iowa City 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 80 5 mi, 05 min
Coralville 5 mi 0:05 05 min 0.1 gal
I 80 75 mi, 1 h 06 min
Newton 80 mi 1:12 1 h 12 min 2.6 gal
I 80 24 mi, 20 min
Altoona 104 mi 1:32 1 h 32 min 3.5 gal
I 80 4 mi, 04 min
Ankeny 108 mi 1:36 1 h 36 min 3.7 gal
I 80 10 mi, 09 min
Urbandale 118 mi 1:45 1 h 45 min 3.9 gal
I 80 3 mi, 03 min
Clive 121 mi 1:48 1 h 48 min 4.1 gal
I 80 3 mi, 02 min
West Des Moines 124 mi 1:51 1 h 51 min 4.1 gal
I 80 4 mi, 03 min
Waukee 128 mi 1:55 1 h 55 min 4.3 gal
I 80 133 mi, 2 h 01 min
Chalco 261 mi 3:57 3 h 57 min 8.3 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Iowa City 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 80 5 mi, 05 min
Coralville 5 mi 0:05 05 min 0.1 gal
I 80 7 mi, 06 min
Parkview Mobile Home Park 12 mi 0:12 12 min 0.3 gal
I 80 18 mi, 15 min
Gonoa Bluff 30 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 80 50 mi, 43 min
Newton 80 mi 1:11 1 h 11 min 2.6 gal
I 80 24 mi, 20 min
Altoona 104 mi 1:32 1 h 32 min 3.5 gal
I 80 4 mi, 04 min
Ankeny 108 mi 1:36 1 h 36 min 3.7 gal
I 80 1 mi, 00 min
Swanwood 109 mi 1:37 1 h 37 min 3.7 gal
I 80 9 mi, 08 min
Urbandale 118 mi 1:45 1 h 45 min 3.9 gal
I 80 3 mi, 03 min
Clive 121 mi 1:48 1 h 48 min 4.1 gal
I 80 3 mi, 02 min
West Des Moines 124 mi 1:51 1 h 51 min 4.1 gal
I 80 4 mi, 03 min
Waukee 128 mi 1:55 1 h 55 min 4.3 gal
I 80 6 mi, 05 min
De Soto 135 mi 2:01 2 h 01 min 4.6 gal
I 80 6 mi, 04 min
Garretville 140 mi 2:06 2 h 06 min 4.7 gal
I 80 19 mi, 17 min
Casey 160 mi 2:23 2 h 23 min 5.1 gal
I 80 62 mi, 54 min
Neola 221 mi 3:17 3 h 17 min 7.5 gal
I 80 5 mi, 04 min
Underwood 226 mi 3:22 3 h 22 min 7.6 gal
I 80 12 mi, 11 min
Council Bluffs 239 mi 3:33 3 h 33 min 7.9 gal
I 80 22 mi, 23 min
Chalco 261 mi 3:57 3 h 57 min 8.3 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Iowa City to Chalco?

Fuel cost: 33.2 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 260.4 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.75 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Iowa City to Chalco?

Driving time: 3 h 57 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 208 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 3 h 3 min
  • 35 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 32 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 2 min
  • 14 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 16 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Iowa City to Chalco by land?

The distance between Iowa City and Chalco is 260.4 mi by road including 255.4 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Iowa City and Chalco respectively.

How far is Iowa City to Chalco by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Iowa City and Chalco is 241.7 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Iowa City and Chalco respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Iowa City from Chalco by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 29 min to cover the distance of 242 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 46 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Iowa City to Chalco?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 37 min to cover the distance of 242 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 51 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Iowa City and Chalco?

The halfway point between Iowa City and Chalco is Waukee. It is located about 2 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Waukee to Iowa City is 128 mi and driving will take about 1 h 55 min. The road between Waukee and Chalco has length 132 mi and will take approximately 2 h 1 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • De Soto is in 135 mi from Iowa City and 126 mi from Chalco
  • West Des Moines is in 124 mi from Iowa City and 136 mi from Chalco
  • Clive is in 121 mi from Iowa City and 139 mi from Chalco

Where is Iowa City in relation to Chalco?

Iowa City is located 242 mi east of Chalco.

Iowa City has geographic coordinates: latitude 41.66126, longitude -91.52991.

Chalco has geographic coordinates: latitude 41.18389, longitude -96.1503.

Which highway goes from Iowa City to Chalco?

The route from Iowa City to Chalco follows I 80, US 6.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • I 35: 14 mi
  • I 29: 2 mi
  • US 65: 1 mi
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