# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Philadelphia (Lafayette Regional Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 1157 miles / 1862 kilometers / 1005 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 1324 miles / 2131 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 21 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Philadelphia.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

## How far is Philadelphia from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1156.779 miles
• 1861.655 kilometers
• 1005.213 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
• 1155.942 miles
• 1860.309 kilometers
• 1004.486 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

Country: United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (352 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Distance:
1157
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1157

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