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).
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.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 321 kg (708 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Chennai (MAA).