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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Bismarck, ND

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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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