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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Seattle, WA (BFI)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Seattle (Lafayette Regional Airport – Seattle Boeing Field) is 2004 miles / 3225 kilometers / 1741 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Seattle (BFI) is 2508 miles / 4036 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Seattle Boeing Field (BFI).

How far is Seattle from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2003.826 miles
  • 3224.846 kilometers
  • 1741.277 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
  • 2001.863 miles
  • 3221.687 kilometers
  • 1739.572 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Seattle is 2 hours. Seattle is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Seattle, WA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 218 kg (481 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Seattle (BFI).

Distance:
2004
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2004

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