# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Charlottesville, VA (CHO)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Charlottesville (Lafayette Regional Airport – Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport) is 947 miles / 1524 kilometers / 823 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Charlottesville (CHO) is 1086 miles / 1747 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 58 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Charlottesville.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport (CHO).

## How far is Charlottesville from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 947.133 miles
• 1524.263 kilometers
• 823.036 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
• 946.529 miles
• 1523.291 kilometers
• 822.511 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 Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
City: Charlottesville, VA
Country: United States
IATA Code: CHO
ICAO Code: KCHO
Coordinates: 38°8′18″N, 78°27′10″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Charlottesville (CHO).

Distance:
947
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
947

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