Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Detroit.
Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Lafayette and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lafayette (LFT) → Detroit (DTW).