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

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

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Lafayette (LFT) is 983 miles / 1582 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 2 minutes.

Chicago – Lafayette

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843
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1357
Kilometers
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733
Nautical miles

How far is Lafayette from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to Lafayette is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Lafayette.

Chicago time to Lafayette time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lafayette: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Lafayette, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Lafayette generates about 139 kg of CO2 per passenger, 139 kilograms is equal to 306 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Lafayette

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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