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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Columbia, MO

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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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