Map of flight path from Chicago to Beijing.
Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
How far is Beijing from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Beijing. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6578.878 miles
- 10587.677 kilometers
- 5716.888 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
- 6563.200 miles
- 10562.447 kilometers
- 5703.265 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Beijing is 13 hours. Beijing is 13 hours ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 796 kg (1 755 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Beijing (PEK).