# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Birmingham (Lafayette Regional Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 385 miles / 619 kilometers / 334 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Birmingham (BHM) is 460 miles / 740 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 5 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

## How far is Birmingham from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 384.871 miles
• 619.390 kilometers
• 334.444 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
• 384.757 miles
• 619.206 kilometers
• 334.345 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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Birmingham.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 82 kg (180 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
385
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
385

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