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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Champaign (Lafayette Regional Airport – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 710 miles / 1142 kilometers / 617 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Champaign (CMI) is 829 miles / 1334 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

How far is Champaign from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 709.540 miles
  • 1141.894 kilometers
  • 616.573 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
  • 710.870 miles
  • 1144.035 kilometers
  • 617.730 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 University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Champaign.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Champaign, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 126 kg (277 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Champaign (CMI).

Distance:
710
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
710

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