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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Chicago to Bluefield (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 481 miles / 775 kilometers / 418 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Bluefield (BLF) is 610 miles / 981 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 481.359 miles
  • 774.673 kilometers
  • 418.290 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
  • 481.031 miles
  • 774.145 kilometers
  • 418.005 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 Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Bluefield, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Bluefield (BLF).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
481

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