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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Palmdale, CA

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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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