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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Sacramento, CA

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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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