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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Waterloo, IA (ALO)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Waterloo (Lafayette Regional Airport – Waterloo Regional Airport) is 852 miles / 1371 kilometers / 740 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Waterloo (ALO) is 1048 miles / 1687 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).

How far is Waterloo from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 851.988 miles
  • 1371.142 kilometers
  • 740.357 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
  • 853.734 miles
  • 1373.951 kilometers
  • 741.874 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 Waterloo Regional Airport
City: Waterloo, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALO
ICAO Code: KALO
Coordinates: 42°33′25″N, 92°24′1″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Waterloo.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Waterloo, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (308 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Waterloo (ALO).

Distance:
852
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
852

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