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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Lafayette to San Diego (Lafayette Regional Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1495 miles / 2406 kilometers / 1299 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to San Diego (SAN) is 1689 miles / 2718 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 40 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1494.836 miles
  • 2405.705 kilometers
  • 1298.977 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
  • 1491.902 miles
  • 2400.984 kilometers
  • 1296.428 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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and San Diego is 2 hours. San Diego is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

San Diego, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
1495
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1495

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