# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Pierre, SD (PIR)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Pierre (Lafayette Regional Airport – Pierre Regional Airport) is 1078 miles / 1735 kilometers / 937 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Pierre (PIR) is 1356 miles / 2182 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Pierre Regional Airport (PIR).

## How far is Pierre from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1077.908 miles
• 1734.725 kilometers
• 936.677 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
• 1079.144 miles
• 1736.714 kilometers
• 937.750 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 Pierre Regional Airport
City: Pierre, SD
Country: United States
IATA Code: PIR
ICAO Code: KPIR
Coordinates: 44°22′57″N, 100°17′9″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Pierre.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Pierre (PIR).

Distance:
1078
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1078

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