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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Lynchburg, VA

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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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