# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Columbia, MO (COU)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Columbia (Lafayette Regional Airport – Columbia Regional Airport) is 594 miles / 956 kilometers / 516 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Columbia (COU) is 715 miles / 1150 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Columbia Regional Airport (COU).

## How far is Columbia from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 593.829 miles
• 955.675 kilometers
• 516.023 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
• 595.234 miles
• 957.936 kilometers
• 517.244 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 Columbia Regional Airport
City: Columbia, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: COU
ICAO Code: KCOU
Coordinates: 38°49′5″N, 92°13′10″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Columbia.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (247 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Columbia (COU).

Distance:
594
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
594

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