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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Birmingham, AL

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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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