# 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
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
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.

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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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1941

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