# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Fort Myers (Lafayette Regional Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 672 miles / 1082 kilometers / 584 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 900 miles / 1449 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

## How far is Fort Myers from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 672.153 miles
• 1081.726 kilometers
• 584.085 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
• 671.390 miles
• 1080.498 kilometers
• 583.422 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (268 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
672
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
672

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