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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Bridgeport, CT (BDR)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Bridgeport (Lafayette Regional Airport – Sikorsky Memorial Airport) is 1298 miles / 2088 kilometers / 1128 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Bridgeport (BDR) is 1481 miles / 2383 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR).

How far is Bridgeport from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1297.709 miles
  • 2088.461 kilometers
  • 1127.679 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
  • 1296.735 miles
  • 2086.892 kilometers
  • 1126.832 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 Sikorsky Memorial Airport
City: Bridgeport, CT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BDR
ICAO Code: KBDR
Coordinates: 41°9′48″N, 73°7′34″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Bridgeport, CT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (368 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Bridgeport (BDR).

Distance:
1298
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1298

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