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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Lafayette to San Jose (Lafayette Regional Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 1784 miles / 2871 kilometers / 1550 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to San Jose (SJC) is 2082 miles / 3350 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 9 minutes.

Lafayette – San Jose

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1784
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2871
Kilometers
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1550
Nautical miles

How far is San Jose from Lafayette?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1783.873 miles
  • 2870.865 kilometers
  • 1550.143 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
  • 1780.671 miles
  • 2865.712 kilometers
  • 1547.360 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport to San Jose International Airport is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Lafayette and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours behind Lafayette.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lafayette to San Jose generates about 199 kg of CO2 per passenger, 199 kilograms is equal to 438 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to San Jose

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W