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How far is Chicago, IL, from Fort Lauderdale, FL?

The distance between Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1182 miles / 1902 kilometers / 1027 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 2 hours and 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Chicago (ORD) is 1377 miles / 2216 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 36 minutes.

Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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1182
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1902
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1027
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Distance from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1181.842 miles
  • 1901.990 kilometers
  • 1026.992 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 1183.958 miles
  • 1905.396 kilometers
  • 1028.831 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).

How long does it take to fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 2 hours and 44 minutes.

What is the time difference between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago?

The time difference between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Fort Lauderdale.

Flight carbon footprint between Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago generates about 161 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 161 kilograms equals 354 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Chicago (ORD)

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