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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Saginaw, MI (MBS)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Saginaw (Lafayette Regional Airport – Saginaw MBS International Airport) is 1017 miles / 1637 kilometers / 884 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Saginaw (MBS) is 1239 miles / 1994 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS).

How far is Saginaw from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1016.932 miles
  • 1636.594 kilometers
  • 883.690 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
  • 1018.137 miles
  • 1638.533 kilometers
  • 884.737 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 Saginaw MBS International Airport
City: Saginaw, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MBS
ICAO Code: KMBS
Coordinates: 43°31′58″N, 84°4′46″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (335 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Saginaw (MBS).

Distance:
1017
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1017

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