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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Sioux City, IA (SUX)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Sioux City (Lafayette Regional Airport – Sioux Gateway Airport) is 876 miles / 1409 kilometers / 761 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Sioux City (SUX) is 1041 miles / 1675 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 13 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Sioux City.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX).

How far is Sioux City from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 875.736 miles
  • 1409.360 kilometers
  • 760.994 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
  • 877.249 miles
  • 1411.795 kilometers
  • 762.308 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Sioux City.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Sioux City, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (312 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Sioux City (SUX).

Distance:
876
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
876

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