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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)

Flight distance from Lafayette to West Palm Beach (Lafayette Regional Airport – Palm Beach International Airport) is 763 miles / 1228 kilometers / 663 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to West Palm Beach (PBI) is 910 miles / 1465 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to West Palm Beach.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI).

How far is West Palm Beach from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 762.901 miles
  • 1227.770 kilometers
  • 662.943 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
  • 761.871 miles
  • 1226.113 kilometers
  • 662.048 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and West Palm Beach is 1 hour. West Palm Beach is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

West Palm Beach, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 131 kg (289 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → West Palm Beach (PBI).

Distance:
763
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
763

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