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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Modesto (Lafayette Regional Airport – Modesto City–County Airport) is 1733 miles / 2789 kilometers / 1506 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Modesto (MOD) is 2039 miles / 3282 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

How far is Modesto from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1733.266 miles
  • 2789.421 kilometers
  • 1506.167 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
  • 1730.226 miles
  • 2784.528 kilometers
  • 1503.525 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 Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Modesto is 2 hours. Modesto is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Modesto, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 195 kg (430 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Modesto (MOD).

Distance:
1733
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1733

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