# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Grand Rapids (Lafayette Regional Airport – Gerald R. Ford International Airport) is 944 miles / 1520 kilometers / 821 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Grand Rapids (GRR) is 1116 miles / 1796 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR).

## How far is Grand Rapids from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 944.376 miles
• 1519.825 kilometers
• 820.640 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
• 945.703 miles
• 1521.961 kilometers
• 821.793 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 Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Grand Rapids (GRR).

Distance:
944
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
944

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