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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Lafayette to San Luis Obispo (Lafayette Regional Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 1699 miles / 2734 kilometers / 1476 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 1960 miles / 3154 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1698.537 miles
  • 2733.531 kilometers
  • 1475.988 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
  • 1695.317 miles
  • 2728.349 kilometers
  • 1473.190 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 Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 193 kg (425 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
1699
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1699

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