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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Los Angeles (Lafayette Regional Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1567 miles / 2522 kilometers / 1362 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1779 miles / 2863 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Los Angeles.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1566.810 miles
  • 2521.536 kilometers
  • 1361.520 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
  • 1563.786 miles
  • 2516.670 kilometers
  • 1358.893 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 184 kg (405 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
1567
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1567

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