Distance between La Crosse, WI (LSE) and Milwaukee, WI (MKE)

Flight distance from La Crosse to Milwaukee (La Crosse Regional Airport – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport) is 181 miles / 291 kilometers / 157 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from La Crosse (LSE) to Milwaukee (MKE) is 215 miles / 346 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from La Crosse to Milwaukee.

Shortest flight path between La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE).

How far is Milwaukee from La Crosse?

There are several ways to calculate distances between La Crosse and Milwaukee. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 180.907 miles
• 291.141 kilometers
• 157.204 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
• 180.500 miles
• 290.486 kilometers
• 156.850 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 La Crosse Regional Airport
City: La Crosse, WI
Country: United States
IATA Code: LSE
ICAO Code: KLSE
Coordinates: 43°52′44″N, 91°15′24″W

B Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between La Crosse and Milwaukee.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 52 kg (114 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

La Crosse (LSE) → Milwaukee (MKE).

Distance:
181
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
181

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