How to go to Calumet Park from Homer

How to go to Calumet Park from Homer

Calumet Park (formerly DeYoung) is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 7,025 at the 2020 census. On May 13, 2010, Mayor Joseph DuPar and the Village Board approved renaming 127th Street as Obama Drive, in honor of the 44th President of the United States.

If you’re planning this same drive and want to know all about it – how long it is, how long it takes, and where to stop along the way – read on. By the end of this post, you’ll know everything about the drive between Homer and Calumet Park.

How far is Calumet Park from Homer?

As the crow flies, it’s roughly 114 miles between Homer and Calumet Park. Luckily, we can’t skip over all the good stuff and have to drive – that means seeing some of the sights and countryside between these two points.

For driving, it is roughly 138 miles or 223 km between Homer and Calumet Park. This may vary slightly depending on your start and end points.

Homer to Calumet Park drive hours

In terms of travel time by car, the 138 miles drive from Homer to Calumet Park takes 2 hours 22 minutes. Again, your final drive time depends on where you start in Homer and end in Calumet Park.

As 138 miles is roughly one tank of gas, you may or may not need to stop for gas along the way; there are plenty of options along these major roads.

Homer to Calumet Park road trip

Realistically, you're not going to want to drive without stopping all the way from Homer to Calumet Park, especially if you're the main driver. So let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Calumet Park, and you need to stop along the way to rest. Plus if it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting stops along the way, eat at great restaurants, and find a hotel to stay overnight. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Calumet Park, and you want to stop on the way to explore. If it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting places along the way, or maybe eat at a great restaurant. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Road trip: 1 days of driving

With the full itinerary planned out, we can estimate your total travel time for this trip.

Travel time: 2 hours 22 minutes on the road

Itinerary

Start at Homer.

Drive for about 2.4 hours and arrive in Calumet Park

Homer to Calumet Park airports and flights

To give you a better estimate of real-life travel, we've put together a flight itinerary with actual airports. Eventually you'll be able to customize this plan, choosing your own airports and flights. But for now, here's an example we've selected to give you an idea of how traveling might work between airports.

Departure airport: University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI)

Arrival airport: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

With the airports selected, we can estimate the travel time to and from the airport, based on how far the airport is from downtown.

Getting to the airport: 41 minutes

Getting to your destination: 20 minutes

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from CMI to MDW and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

Commercial flight time: 15 minutes

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Homer to Calumet Park including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 3 hours 16 minutes

Flying non-stop from Homer to Calumet Park

Now let's assume you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line between Homer and Calumet Park. Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

Flight time from Homer, Illinois to Calumet Park, Illinois is 14 minutes under avarage conditions.

Our flight time calculator assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/hr or 434 knots.

Actual flight times may vary depending on aircraft type, cruise speed, routing, weather conditions, passenger load, and other factors.