Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Lafayette.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).
How far is Lafayette from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Lafayette. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 786.660 miles
- 1266.006 kilometers
- 683.589 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
- 788.293 miles
- 1268.635 kilometers
- 685.008 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Lafayette.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (294 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Lafayette (LFT).