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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Charleston, WV (CRW)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Charleston (Lafayette Regional Airport – Yeager Airport) is 818 miles / 1316 kilometers / 711 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Charleston (CRW) is 1016 miles / 1635 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Yeager Airport (CRW).

How far is Charleston from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 817.823 miles
  • 1316.158 kilometers
  • 710.668 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
  • 817.820 miles
  • 1316.153 kilometers
  • 710.666 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 Yeager Airport
City: Charleston, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CRW
ICAO Code: KCRW
Coordinates: 38°22′23″N, 81°35′35″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Charleston is 1 hour. Charleston is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Charleston, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (301 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Charleston (CRW).

Distance:
818
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
818

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