# 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 28 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
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
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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

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

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Athens (AHN).

Distance:
570
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
570

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