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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Philadelphia (PHL).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1157

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