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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Distance from Lafayette to Columbia (Lafayette Regional Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 687 miles / 1106 kilometers / 597 nautical miles.

How far is Columbia from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 687.084 miles
  • 1105.754 kilometers
  • 597.059 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
  • 686.134 miles
  • 1104.225 kilometers
  • 596.234 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) to Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is 1 hour 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 123 kg (271 pounds).

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 Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

Lafayette to Columbia flight path

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Columbia (CAE).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
687
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
687

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