# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Kona, HI (KOA)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Kona (Lafayette Regional Airport – Kona International Airport) is 4033 miles / 6490 kilometers / 3505 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 8 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Lafayette to Kona.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Kona International Airport (KOA).

## How far is Kona from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4032.989 miles
• 6490.466 kilometers
• 3504.571 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
• 4026.805 miles
• 6480.514 kilometers
• 3499.198 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 Kona International Airport
City: Kona, HI
Country: United States
IATA Code: KOA
ICAO Code: PHKO
Coordinates: 19°44′19″N, 156°2′45″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Kona is 5 hours. Kona is 5 hours behind Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 460 kg (1 015 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Kona (KOA).

Distance:
4033
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4033

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