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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Beckley, WV (BKW)

Flight distance from Chicago to Beckley (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Raleigh County Memorial Airport) is 462 miles / 743 kilometers / 401 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Beckley (BKW) is 574 miles / 923 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Raleigh County Memorial Airport (BKW).

How far is Beckley from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 461.806 miles
  • 743.205 kilometers
  • 401.299 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
  • 461.372 miles
  • 742.507 kilometers
  • 400.922 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 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

The time difference between Chicago and Beckley is 1 hour. Beckley is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Beckley, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (205 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Beckley (BKW).

Distance:
462
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
462

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