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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Philadelphia, PA (BBX)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Philadelphia (Palm Beach International Airport – Wings Field) is 968 miles / 1558 kilometers / 841 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Philadelphia (BBX) is 1137 miles / 1830 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Wings Field (BBX).

How far is Philadelphia from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 967.939 miles
  • 1557.746 kilometers
  • 841.116 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
  • 970.022 miles
  • 1561.099 kilometers
  • 842.926 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 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

B Wings Field
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BBX
ICAO Code: KLOM
Coordinates: 40°8′15″N, 75°15′54″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between West Palm Beach and Philadelphia.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

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Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Philadelphia (BBX).

Distance:
968
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
968

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