Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Nome, AK (OME)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Nome (Lafayette Regional Airport – Nome Airport) is 3872 miles / 6231 kilometers / 3364 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Nome (OME) is 5005 miles / 8055 kilometers and travel time by car is about 160 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Nome Airport (OME).

How far is Nome from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3871.756 miles
• 6230.988 kilometers
• 3364.464 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
• 3865.256 miles
• 6220.526 kilometers
• 3358.815 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
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B Nome Airport
City: Nome, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: OME
ICAO Code: PAOM
Coordinates: 64°30′43″N, 165°26′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Nome is 3 hours. Nome is 3 hours behind Lafayette.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 440 kg (971 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Nome (OME).

Distance:
3872
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3872

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