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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Athens, GA (AHN)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Athens (Lafayette Regional Airport – Athens Ben Epps Airport) is 570 miles / 917 kilometers / 495 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Athens (AHN) is 654 miles / 1052 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Athens Ben Epps Airport (AHN).

How far is Athens from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 569.542 miles
  • 916.588 kilometers
  • 494.918 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
  • 568.933 miles
  • 915.608 kilometers
  • 494.389 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 Athens Ben Epps Airport
City: Athens, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AHN
ICAO Code: KAHN
Coordinates: 33°56′54″N, 83°19′34″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Athens is 1 hour. Athens is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CDT

Athens, GA

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (240 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Athens (AHN).

Air miles:
570
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
570

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