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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Charlotte, NC (CLT)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Charlotte (Lafayette Regional Airport – Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 730 miles / 1174 kilometers / 634 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Charlotte (CLT) is 819 miles / 1318 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

How far is Charlotte from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 729.502 miles
  • 1174.019 kilometers
  • 633.920 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
  • 728.753 miles
  • 1172.814 kilometers
  • 633.269 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Charlotte, NC

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (282 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Charlotte (CLT).

Distance:
730
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
730

Round trip?