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

Flight distance from Lafayette to Chicago (Lafayette Regional Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 843 miles / 1357 kilometers / 733 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Chicago (ORD) is 985 miles / 1586 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 1 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

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)
  • 843.004 miles
  • 1356.683 kilometers
  • 732.550 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
  • 844.507 miles
  • 1359.103 kilometers
  • 733.857 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 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 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

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Chicago.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (306 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
843
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
843

Round trip?