# 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
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
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.

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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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