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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Bluefield (Lafayette Regional Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 789 miles / 1270 kilometers / 686 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Bluefield (BLF) is 921 miles / 1483 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 788.980 miles
  • 1269.739 kilometers
  • 685.604 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
  • 788.691 miles
  • 1269.276 kilometers
  • 685.354 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 Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Bluefield is 1 hour. Bluefield is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Bluefield, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (295 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Bluefield (BLF).

Distance:
789
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
789

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