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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 1182 miles / 1902 kilometers / 1027 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) is 1374 miles / 2212 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 49 minutes.

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

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

How far is Fort Lauderdale from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Fort Lauderdale (FLL).

Distance:
1182
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1182

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