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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Brownsville, TX (BRO)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Brownsville (Lafayette Regional Airport – Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport) is 445 miles / 716 kilometers / 387 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Brownsville (BRO) is 583 miles / 938 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO).

How far is Brownsville from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 444.821 miles
  • 715.870 kilometers
  • 386.539 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
  • 445.028 miles
  • 716.203 kilometers
  • 386.718 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 Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
City: Brownsville, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRO
ICAO Code: KBRO
Coordinates: 25°54′24″N, 97°25′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Brownsville.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Brownsville (BRO).

Distance:
445
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
445

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