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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Brookings, SD (BKX)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Brookings (Lafayette Regional Airport – Brookings Regional Airport) is 1008 miles / 1622 kilometers / 876 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Brookings (BKX) is 1186 miles / 1909 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Brookings Regional Airport (BKX).

How far is Brookings from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1007.622 miles
  • 1621.610 kilometers
  • 875.599 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
  • 1009.245 miles
  • 1624.222 kilometers
  • 877.010 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 Brookings Regional Airport
City: Brookings, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BKX
ICAO Code: KBKX
Coordinates: 44°18′17″N, 96°49′0″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Brookings.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Brookings, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (334 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Brookings (BKX).

Distance:
1008
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1008

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