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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Beijing and Chicago is 13 hours. Chicago is 13 hours behind Beijing.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 796 kg (1 755 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Chicago (ORD).