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

Flight distance from Lafayette to New York (Lafayette Regional Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 1251 miles / 2013 kilometers / 1087 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to New York (LGA) is 1430 miles / 2301 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

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)
  • 1250.587 miles
  • 2012.625 kilometers
  • 1086.731 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
  • 1249.674 miles
  • 2011.156 kilometers
  • 1085.937 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 LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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 (LGA).

Distance:
1251
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1251

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