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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Distance from Lafayette to Washington D.C. (Lafayette Regional Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 1038 miles / 1671 kilometers / 902 nautical miles.

How far is Washington D.C. from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1038.229 miles
  • 1670.868 kilometers
  • 902.197 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
  • 1037.516 miles
  • 1669.720 kilometers
  • 901.577 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 2 hours 27 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Washington D.C. is 1 hour. Washington D.C. is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (338 pounds).

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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

Map

Lafayette to Washington D.C. flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1038

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