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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Raleigh (Palm Beach International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 638 miles / 1027 kilometers / 555 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Raleigh (RDU) is 750 miles / 1207 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 638.136 miles
  • 1026.980 kilometers
  • 554.525 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
  • 639.930 miles
  • 1029.868 kilometers
  • 556.084 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (259 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
638
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
638

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