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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Butte, MT (BTM)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Butte (Lafayette Regional Airport – Bert Mooney Airport) is 1550 miles / 2495 kilometers / 1347 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Butte (BTM) is 1960 miles / 3155 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Bert Mooney Airport (BTM).

How far is Butte from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1550.016 miles
  • 2494.509 kilometers
  • 1346.927 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
  • 1549.483 miles
  • 2493.651 kilometers
  • 1346.464 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 Bert Mooney Airport
City: Butte, MT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BTM
ICAO Code: KBTM
Coordinates: 45°57′17″N, 112°29′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Butte is 1 hour. Butte is 1 hour behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Butte, MT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (403 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Butte (BTM).

Distance:
1550
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1550

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