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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Lansing, MI (LAN)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Lansing (Lafayette Regional Airport – Capital Region International Airport) is 959 miles / 1543 kilometers / 833 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Lansing (LAN) is 1155 miles / 1859 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Capital Region International Airport (LAN).

How far is Lansing from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 958.910 miles
  • 1543.216 kilometers
  • 833.270 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
  • 960.103 miles
  • 1545.136 kilometers
  • 834.307 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Lansing, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Lansing (LAN).

Distance:
959
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
959

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