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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Lansing, MI (LAN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Lansing (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Capital Region International Airport) is 179 miles / 287 kilometers / 155 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) is 238 miles / 383 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Capital Region International Airport (LAN).

How far is Lansing from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 178.509 miles
  • 287.282 kilometers
  • 155.120 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
  • 178.101 miles
  • 286.625 kilometers
  • 154.765 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Lansing, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Lansing (LAN).

Distance:
179
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
179

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