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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Lancaster (Lafayette Regional Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 1118 miles / 1799 kilometers / 971 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Lancaster (LNS) is 1288 miles / 2073 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1117.971 miles
  • 1799.200 kilometers
  • 971.490 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
  • 1117.360 miles
  • 1798.217 kilometers
  • 970.960 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
1118
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1118

Round trip?