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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Gainesville, FL (GNV)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Gainesville (Lafayette Regional Airport – Gainesville Regional Airport) is 584 miles / 939 kilometers / 507 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Gainesville (GNV) is 644 miles / 1037 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV).

How far is Gainesville from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 583.706 miles
  • 939.384 kilometers
  • 507.227 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
  • 582.578 miles
  • 937.568 kilometers
  • 506.246 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 Gainesville Regional Airport
City: Gainesville, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GNV
ICAO Code: KGNV
Coordinates: 29°41′24″N, 82°16′18″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Gainesville, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (244 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Gainesville (GNV).

Distance:
584
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
584

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