Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Erie, PA (ERI)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Erie (Lafayette Regional Airport – Erie International Airport) is 1050 miles / 1690 kilometers / 912 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Erie (ERI) is 1252 miles / 2015 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 53 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Erie.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Erie International Airport (ERI).

How far is Erie from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1049.888 miles
• 1689.631 kilometers
• 912.328 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
• 1050.291 miles
• 1690.279 kilometers
• 912.678 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 Erie International Airport
City: Erie, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ERI
ICAO Code: KERI
Coordinates: 42°4′55″N, 80°10′34″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 154 kg (339 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Erie (ERI).

Distance:
1050
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1050

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