# 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
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
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.

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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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