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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Grand Island, NE

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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

Round trip?