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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Lafayette to New York (Lafayette Regional Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 1250 miles / 2012 kilometers / 1086 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to New York (JFK) is 1437 miles / 2312 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to New York.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

How far is New York from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1250.169 miles
  • 2011.952 kilometers
  • 1086.367 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
  • 1249.217 miles
  • 2010.420 kilometers
  • 1085.540 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
1250
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1250

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