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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Distance from Lafayette to Richmond (Lafayette Regional Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 980 miles / 1578 kilometers / 852 nautical miles.

How far is Richmond from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 980.333 miles
  • 1577.693 kilometers
  • 851.886 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
  • 979.418 miles
  • 1576.221 kilometers
  • 851.091 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) to Richmond International Airport (RIC) is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Richmond is 1 hour. Richmond is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (330 pounds).

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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

Map

Lafayette to Richmond flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Richmond (RIC).

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Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
980
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
980

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