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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Arcata, CA (ACV)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Arcata (Lafayette Regional Airport – Arcata–Eureka Airport) is 1941 miles / 3125 kilometers / 1687 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Arcata (ACV) is 2401 miles / 3864 kilometers and travel time by car is about 40 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Arcata–Eureka Airport (ACV).

How far is Arcata from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1941.486 miles
  • 3124.520 kilometers
  • 1687.106 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
  • 1938.386 miles
  • 3119.530 kilometers
  • 1684.412 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 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

B Arcata–Eureka Airport
City: Arcata, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACV
ICAO Code: KACV
Coordinates: 40°58′41″N, 124°6′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Arcata is 2 hours. Arcata is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 212 kg (468 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Arcata (ACV).

Distance:
1941
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1941

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