# 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
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
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.

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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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