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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Newark, NJ (EWR)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Newark (Lafayette Regional Airport – New York Newark Liberty International Airport) is 1234 miles / 1986 kilometers / 1072 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Newark (EWR) is 1409 miles / 2267 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

How far is Newark from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1234.210 miles
  • 1986.268 kilometers
  • 1072.499 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
  • 1233.333 miles
  • 1984.857 kilometers
  • 1071.737 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 New York Newark Liberty International Airport
City: Newark, NJ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EWR
ICAO Code: KEWR
Coordinates: 40°41′33″N, 74°10′7″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Newark, NJ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Newark (EWR).

Air miles:
1234
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1234

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