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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Grand Forks, ND (GFK)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Grand Forks (Lafayette Regional Airport – Grand Forks International Airport) is 1255 miles / 2019 kilometers / 1090 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Grand Forks (GFK) is 1449 miles / 2332 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Grand Forks.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Grand Forks International Airport (GFK).

How far is Grand Forks from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1254.688 miles
  • 2019.224 kilometers
  • 1090.294 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
  • 1256.437 miles
  • 2022.039 kilometers
  • 1091.814 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 Grand Forks International Airport
City: Grand Forks, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GFK
ICAO Code: KGFK
Coordinates: 47°56′57″N, 97°10′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Grand Forks.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Grand Forks, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Grand Forks (GFK).

Distance:
1255
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1255

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