# Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Branson, MO (BKG)

Flight distance from Chicago to Branson (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Branson Airport) is 471 miles / 758 kilometers / 409 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Branson (BKG) is 559 miles / 899 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 57 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Branson.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Branson Airport (BKG).

## How far is Branson from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 470.784 miles
• 757.653 kilometers
• 409.100 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
• 470.836 miles
• 757.737 kilometers
• 409.145 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 O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B Branson Airport
City: Branson, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: BKG
ICAO Code: KBBG
Coordinates: 36°31′55″N, 93°12′1″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Branson.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 94 kg (208 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Branson (BKG).

Distance:
471
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
471

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