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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Pierre, SD

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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

Round trip?