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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Lafayette to New Orleans (Lafayette Regional Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 105 miles / 168 kilometers / 91 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to New Orleans (MSY) is 126 miles / 202 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 29 minutes.

Lafayette – New Orleans

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105
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168
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91
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How far is New Orleans from Lafayette?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 104.615 miles
  • 168.361 kilometers
  • 90.908 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
  • 104.420 miles
  • 168.048 kilometers
  • 90.739 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is 41 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lafayette and New Orleans.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lafayette to New Orleans generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, 40 kilograms is equal to 89 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to New Orleans

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W