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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

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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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