Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Springfield (Lafayette Regional Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 677 miles / 1090 kilometers / 588 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Springfield (SPI) is 821 miles / 1321 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Springfield.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

How far is Springfield from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 677.173 miles
  • 1089.804 kilometers
  • 588.447 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
  • 678.605 miles
  • 1092.108 kilometers
  • 589.691 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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Springfield.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CDT

Springfield, IL

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 122 kg (269 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
677
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
677

Round trip?