# 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
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
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.

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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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