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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Bethel, AK (BET)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Bethel (Lafayette Regional Airport – Bethel Airport) is 3754 miles / 6041 kilometers / 3262 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path from Lafayette to Bethel.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Bethel Airport (BET).

How far is Bethel from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3753.944 miles
  • 6041.387 kilometers
  • 3262.088 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
  • 3747.539 miles
  • 6031.080 kilometers
  • 3256.523 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 Bethel Airport
City: Bethel, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BET
ICAO Code: PABE
Coordinates: 60°46′47″N, 161°50′16″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Bethel is 3 hours. Bethel is 3 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CDT

Bethel, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 432 kg (952 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Bethel (BET).

Distance:
3754
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3754

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