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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Beatrice, NE (BIE)

Flight distance from Chicago to Beatrice (Chicago Midway International Airport – Beatrice Municipal Airport) is 481 miles / 774 kilometers / 418 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Beatrice (BIE) is 557 miles / 896 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Beatrice Municipal Airport (BIE).

How far is Beatrice from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 481.075 miles
  • 774.215 kilometers
  • 418.043 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
  • 479.927 miles
  • 772.367 kilometers
  • 417.045 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 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

B Beatrice Municipal Airport
City: Beatrice, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIE
ICAO Code: KBIE
Coordinates: 40°18′4″N, 96°45′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Beatrice.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Beatrice, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (211 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Beatrice (BIE).

Distance:
481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
481

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