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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Denver, CO

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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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