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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Punta Gorda, FL (PGD)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Punta Gorda (Lafayette Regional Airport – Punta Gorda Airport (Florida)) is 648 miles / 1043 kilometers / 563 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Punta Gorda (PGD) is 866 miles / 1393 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Punta Gorda.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Punta Gorda Airport (Florida) (PGD).

How far is Punta Gorda from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 648.235 miles
  • 1043.234 kilometers
  • 563.301 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
  • 647.426 miles
  • 1041.931 kilometers
  • 562.598 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 Punta Gorda Airport (Florida)
City: Punta Gorda, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PGD
ICAO Code: KPGD
Coordinates: 26°55′12″N, 81°59′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Punta Gorda is 1 hour. Punta Gorda is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Punta Gorda, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (262 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Punta Gorda (PGD).

Distance:
648
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
648

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