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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Santa Barbara (Lafayette Regional Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 1650 miles / 2656 kilometers / 1434 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 1868 miles / 3007 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 59 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1650.090 miles
  • 2655.562 kilometers
  • 1433.889 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
  • 1646.916 miles
  • 2650.454 kilometers
  • 1431.130 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 Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 189 kg (417 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
1650
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1650

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