# 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
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
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.

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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

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