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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Chennai (MAA)

Flight distance from Beijing to Chennai (Beijing Capital International Airport – Chennai International Airport) is 2892 miles / 4653 kilometers / 2513 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Chennai (MAA) is 3951 miles / 6359 kilometers and travel time by car is about 70 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Beijing to Chennai.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Chennai International Airport (MAA).

How far is Chennai from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Chennai. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2891.500 miles
  • 4653.419 kilometers
  • 2512.645 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
  • 2892.675 miles
  • 4655.309 kilometers
  • 2513.666 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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

B Chennai International Airport
City: Chennai
Country: India Flag of India
IATA Code: MAA
ICAO Code: VOMM
Coordinates: 12°59′24″N, 80°10′9″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beijing and Chennai is 2 hours 30 minutes. Chennai is 2 hours 30 minutes behind Beijing.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Chennai

 IST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 321 kg (708 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Chennai (MAA).

Distance:
2892
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2892

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