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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lafayette, LA (LFT)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lafayette (Fairbanks International Airport – Lafayette Regional Airport) is 3361 miles / 5408 kilometers / 2920 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Lafayette (LFT) is 4221 miles / 6793 kilometers and travel time by car is about 75 hours 1 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Lafayette.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).

How far is Lafayette from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Lafayette. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3360.679 miles
  • 5408.489 kilometers
  • 2920.350 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
  • 3356.283 miles
  • 5401.414 kilometers
  • 2916.530 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 Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Lafayette is 3 hours. Lafayette is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 378 kg (833 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lafayette (LFT).

Distance:
3361
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3361

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