# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Meridian, MS (MEI)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Meridian (Lafayette Regional Airport – Meridian Regional Airport) is 241 miles / 388 kilometers / 210 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Meridian (MEI) is 309 miles / 497 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Meridian Regional Airport (MEI).

## How far is Meridian from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 241.104 miles
• 388.020 kilometers
• 209.514 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
• 241.056 miles
• 387.942 kilometers
• 209.472 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 Meridian Regional Airport
City: Meridian, MS
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEI
ICAO Code: KMEI
Coordinates: 32°19′57″N, 88°45′6″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Meridian.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (133 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Meridian (MEI).

Distance:
241
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
241

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