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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Long Beach (Lafayette Regional Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 1552 miles / 2497 kilometers / 1348 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Long Beach (LGB) is 1765 miles / 2841 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 7 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Long Beach.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

How far is Long Beach from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1551.790 miles
  • 2497.364 kilometers
  • 1348.468 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
  • 1548.791 miles
  • 2492.537 kilometers
  • 1345.863 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Long Beach is 2 hours. Long Beach is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Long Beach, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (374 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Long Beach (LGB).

Air miles:
1552
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1552

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