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

Flight distance from Lafayette to Washington D.C. (Lafayette Regional Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 1038 miles / 1671 kilometers / 902 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 1200 miles / 1931 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 57 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

## 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).

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

## 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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

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

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

Distance:
1038
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1038

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