# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Bismarck (Lafayette Regional Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 1236 miles / 1988 kilometers / 1074 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Bismarck (BIS) is 1560 miles / 2510 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

## How far is Bismarck from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1235.563 miles
• 1988.446 kilometers
• 1073.675 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
• 1236.921 miles
• 1990.631 kilometers
• 1074.855 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 Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Bismarck.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Bismarck (BIS).

Distance:
1236
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1236

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