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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Columbus (Lafayette Regional Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 837 miles / 1347 kilometers / 728 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Columbus (LCK) is 1020 miles / 1642 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 837.293 miles
  • 1347.492 kilometers
  • 727.588 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
  • 837.797 miles
  • 1348.304 kilometers
  • 728.026 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 Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (305 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
837
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
837

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