# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Lynchburg (Lafayette Regional Airport – Lynchburg Regional Airport) is 883 miles / 1422 kilometers / 768 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Lynchburg (LYH) is 1018 miles / 1639 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 54 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Lynchburg.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH).

## How far is Lynchburg from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 883.376 miles
• 1421.656 kilometers
• 767.633 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
• 882.745 miles
• 1420.640 kilometers
• 767.084 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 Lynchburg Regional Airport
City: Lynchburg, VA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LYH
ICAO Code: KLYH
Coordinates: 37°19′36″N, 79°12′1″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (313 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Lynchburg (LYH).

Distance:
883
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
883

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