# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Sacramento (Lafayette Regional Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 1779 miles / 2864 kilometers / 1546 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2126 miles / 3422 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

## How far is Sacramento from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1779.467 miles
• 2863.774 kilometers
• 1546.314 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
• 1776.457 miles
• 2858.930 kilometers
• 1543.699 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Sacramento is 2 hours. Sacramento is 2 hours behind Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 198 kg (438 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
1779
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1779

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