# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Carlsbad, NM (CNM)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Carlsbad (Lafayette Regional Airport – Cavern City Air Terminal) is 741 miles / 1192 kilometers / 644 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Carlsbad (CNM) is 864 miles / 1391 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 31 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Carlsbad.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Cavern City Air Terminal (CNM).

## How far is Carlsbad from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 740.644 miles
• 1191.952 kilometers
• 643.602 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
• 739.293 miles
• 1189.776 kilometers
• 642.428 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 Cavern City Air Terminal
Country: United States
IATA Code: CNM
ICAO Code: KCNM
Coordinates: 32°20′15″N, 104°15′46″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Carlsbad is 1 hour. Carlsbad is 1 hour behind Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (284 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Distance:
741
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
741

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