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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Madison, WI (MSN)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Madison (Lafayette Regional Airport – Dane County Regional Airport) is 904 miles / 1455 kilometers / 785 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Madison (MSN) is 1081 miles / 1740 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN).

How far is Madison from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 903.839 miles
  • 1454.587 kilometers
  • 785.414 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
  • 905.546 miles
  • 1457.336 kilometers
  • 786.898 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 Dane County Regional Airport
City: Madison, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSN
ICAO Code: KMSN
Coordinates: 43°8′23″N, 89°20′15″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Madison.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Madison, WI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (317 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Madison (MSN).

Distance:
904
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
904

Round trip?