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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Meridian, MS

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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

Round trip?