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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from Lafayette to Detroit (Lafayette Regional Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 957 miles / 1540 kilometers / 832 nautical miles.

How far is Detroit from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 956.962 miles
  • 1540.082 kilometers
  • 831.578 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
  • 957.906 miles
  • 1541.600 kilometers
  • 832.397 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Lafayette, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

Map

Lafayette to Detroit flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Detroit (DTW).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
957

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