# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Grand Island (Lafayette Regional Airport – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 822 miles / 1323 kilometers / 715 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Grand Island (GRI) is 1005 miles / 1617 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).

## How far is Grand Island from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 822.370 miles
• 1323.476 kilometers
• 714.620 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
• 823.492 miles
• 1325.281 kilometers
• 715.595 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Grand Island.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (302 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Grand Island (GRI).

Distance:
822
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
822

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