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Distance between Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Pittsburgh to Birmingham (Pittsburgh International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 598 miles / 963 kilometers / 520 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Birmingham (BHM) is 743 miles / 1196 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Pittsburgh to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Pittsburgh?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Pittsburgh and Birmingham. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 598.144 miles
  • 962.620 kilometers
  • 519.773 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
  • 598.386 miles
  • 963.009 kilometers
  • 519.983 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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Pittsburgh and Birmingham is 1 hour. Birmingham is 1 hour behind Pittsburgh.

Time Difference

Pittsburgh, PA

 EST

Birmingham, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (248 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pittsburgh (PIT) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
598
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
598

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