# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Denver, CO (DEN)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Denver (Lafayette Regional Airport – Denver International Airport) is 978 miles / 1574 kilometers / 850 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Denver (DEN) is 1199 miles / 1930 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Denver International Airport (DEN).

## How far is Denver from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 978.129 miles
• 1574.147 kilometers
• 849.971 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
• 978.001 miles
• 1573.939 kilometers
• 849.859 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Denver is 1 hour. Denver is 1 hour behind Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Denver (DEN).

Distance:
978
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
978

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