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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Branson, MO

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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

Round trip?