Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Chattanooga, TN (CHA)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Chattanooga (Lafayette Regional Airport – Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport) is 517 miles / 832 kilometers / 449 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Chattanooga (CHA) is 611 miles / 984 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA).

How far is Chattanooga from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 516.741 miles
• 831.615 kilometers
• 449.036 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
• 516.685 miles
• 831.524 kilometers
• 448.987 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
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
City: Chattanooga, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: CHA
ICAO Code: KCHA
Coordinates: 35°2′7″N, 85°12′13″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (223 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Chattanooga (CHA).

Distance:
517
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
517

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