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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Tampa, FL (TPA)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Tampa (Lafayette Regional Airport – Tampa International Airport) is 592 miles / 953 kilometers / 514 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Tampa (TPA) is 741 miles / 1192 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Tampa International Airport (TPA).

How far is Tampa from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 591.968 miles
  • 952.680 kilometers
  • 514.406 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
  • 591.043 miles
  • 951.192 kilometers
  • 513.603 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Tampa is 1 hour. Tampa is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Tampa, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (246 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Tampa (TPA).

Distance:
592
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
592

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