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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 34 hours 56 minutes.

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).

How far is San Jose from Lafayette?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lafayette and San Jose. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

San Jose, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (438 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
1784
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1784

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