# 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
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
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.

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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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