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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Beijing to Chicago (Beijing Capital International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 6579 miles / 10588 kilometers / 5717 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path from Beijing to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Chicago. 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).

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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beijing and Chicago is 13 hours. Chicago is 13 hours behind Beijing.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 796 kg (1 755 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
6579
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6579

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