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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B Cavern City Air Terminal
City: Carlsbad, NM
Country: United States Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Carlsbad, NM

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Carlsbad (CNM).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
741

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