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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Chicago to Lancaster (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 619 miles / 997 kilometers / 538 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Lancaster (LNS) is 710 miles / 1142 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 10 minutes.

Chicago – Lancaster

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619
Miles
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997
Kilometers
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538
Nautical miles

How far is Lancaster from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 619.299 miles
  • 996.665 kilometers
  • 538.156 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
  • 617.815 miles
  • 994.277 kilometers
  • 536.867 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 O'Hare International Airport to Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Lancaster is 1 hour. Lancaster is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Lancaster generates about 115 kg of CO2 per passenger, 115 kilograms is equal to 254 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 Lancaster

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W