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).
Estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is 12 hours 57 minutes.
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 805 kg (1 775 pounds).
Chicago to Beijing flight path
Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Beijing (PEK).