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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and San Jose (SJO)

Flight distance from Lafayette to San Jose (Lafayette Regional Airport – Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 1478 miles / 2379 kilometers / 1285 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to San Jose (SJO) is 2586 miles / 4161 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 40 minutes.

Lafayette – San Jose

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1478
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1285
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)
  • 1478.201 miles
  • 2378.934 kilometers
  • 1284.522 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
  • 1483.622 miles
  • 2387.659 kilometers
  • 1289.232 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lafayette and San Jose.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lafayette to San Jose generates about 178 kg of CO2 per passenger, 178 kilograms is equal to 393 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).

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 Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W