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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Morgantown, WV (MGW)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Morgantown (Lafayette Regional Airport – Morgantown Municipal Airport) is 943 miles / 1518 kilometers / 820 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Morgantown (MGW) is 1135 miles / 1827 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Morgantown Municipal Airport (MGW).

How far is Morgantown from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 943.283 miles
  • 1518.067 kilometers
  • 819.691 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
  • 943.223 miles
  • 1517.970 kilometers
  • 819.638 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 Morgantown Municipal Airport
City: Morgantown, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MGW
ICAO Code: KMGW
Coordinates: 39°38′34″N, 79°54′58″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Morgantown (MGW).

Distance:
943
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
943

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