Air Miles Calculator

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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CDT

Grand Rapids, MI

 EDT

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

Round trip?