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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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San Francisco, CA

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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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