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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Sault Ste Marie, MI (CIU)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Sault Ste Marie (Lafayette Regional Airport – Chippewa County International Airport) is 1178 miles / 1897 kilometers / 1024 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) is 1395 miles / 2245 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 29 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Sault Ste Marie.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Chippewa County International Airport (CIU).

How far is Sault Ste Marie from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1178.462 miles
  • 1896.551 kilometers
  • 1024.056 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
  • 1179.934 miles
  • 1898.919 kilometers
  • 1025.334 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 Chippewa County International Airport
City: Sault Ste Marie, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CIU
ICAO Code: KCIU
Coordinates: 46°15′2″N, 84°28′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Sault Ste Marie is 1 hour. Sault Ste Marie is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

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Sault Ste Marie, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Sault Ste Marie (CIU).

Distance:
1178
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1178

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