# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Palmdale (Lafayette Regional Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 1551 miles / 2496 kilometers / 1348 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Palmdale (PMD) is 1782 miles / 2868 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

## How far is Palmdale from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1550.905 miles
• 2495.940 kilometers
• 1347.700 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
• 1547.969 miles
• 2491.215 kilometers
• 1345.149 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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Palmdale is 2 hours. Palmdale is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (403 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
1551
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1551

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