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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Indianapolis (Lafayette Regional Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 731 miles / 1176 kilometers / 635 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Indianapolis (IND) is 891 miles / 1434 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

How far is Indianapolis from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 730.567 miles
  • 1175.733 kilometers
  • 634.845 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
  • 731.603 miles
  • 1177.400 kilometers
  • 635.745 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Indianapolis, IN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (282 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Indianapolis (IND).

Distance:
731
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
731

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