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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Beckley, WV (BKW)

Flight distance from Charleston to Beckley (Charleston International Airport – Raleigh County Memorial Airport) is 343 miles / 551 kilometers / 298 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Beckley (BKW) is 410 miles / 660 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 18 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Beckley.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Raleigh County Memorial Airport (BKW).

How far is Beckley from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Beckley. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 342.529 miles
  • 551.248 kilometers
  • 297.650 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
  • 343.246 miles
  • 552.401 kilometers
  • 298.273 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Raleigh County Memorial Airport
City: Beckley, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BKW
ICAO Code: KBKW
Coordinates: 37°47′14″N, 81°7′27″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Beckley.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Beckley, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 75 kg (166 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Beckley (BKW).

Distance:
343
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
343

Round trip?