# 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
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
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.

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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

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