# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Lafayette to San Francisco (Lafayette Regional Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1810 miles / 2914 kilometers / 1573 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2113 miles / 3401 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1810.410 miles
• 2913.572 kilometers
• 1573.203 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
• 1807.173 miles
• 2908.362 kilometers
• 1570.390 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 San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 201 kg (443 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1810
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1810

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