# 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
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
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.

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## 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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