Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Houston (Lafayette Regional Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 201 miles / 324 kilometers / 175 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Houston (IAH) is 213 miles / 342 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 201.449 miles
• 324.201 kilometers
• 175.055 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
• 201.061 miles
• 323.576 kilometers
• 174.717 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Houston.

CDT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 55 kg (121 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
201
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
201

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