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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)

Flight distance from Chicago to West Palm Beach (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Palm Beach International Airport) is 1144 miles / 1841 kilometers / 994 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to West Palm Beach (PBI) is 1331 miles / 2142 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to West Palm Beach.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI).

How far is West Palm Beach from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1143.677 miles
  • 1840.569 kilometers
  • 993.828 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
  • 1145.619 miles
  • 1843.696 kilometers
  • 995.516 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and West Palm Beach is 1 hour. West Palm Beach is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (350 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → West Palm Beach (PBI).

Distance:
1144
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1144

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