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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Sioux Falls, SD (FSD)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Sioux Falls (Lafayette Regional Airport – Sioux Falls Regional Airport) is 959 miles / 1543 kilometers / 833 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Sioux Falls (FSD) is 1135 miles / 1827 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 55 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Sioux Falls.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD).

How far is Sioux Falls from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 958.828 miles
  • 1543.084 kilometers
  • 833.199 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
  • 960.406 miles
  • 1545.624 kilometers
  • 834.570 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 Sioux Falls Regional Airport
City: Sioux Falls, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FSD
ICAO Code: KFSD
Coordinates: 43°34′55″N, 96°44′30″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Sioux Falls.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Sioux Falls, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Sioux Falls (FSD).

Distance:
959
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
959

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