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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Lafayette to Chicago (Lafayette Regional Airport – Midway International Airport) is 833 miles / 1340 kilometers / 724 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Lafayette?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lafayette and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 832.670 miles
  • 1340.052 kilometers
  • 723.570 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
  • 834.139 miles
  • 1342.417 kilometers
  • 724.847 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Chicago.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (304 pounds).

Airport information


A Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

Map

Lafayette to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Chicago (MDW).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
833
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
833

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