# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Traverse City, MI (TVC)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Traverse City (Lafayette Regional Airport – Cherry Capital Airport) is 1062 miles / 1709 kilometers / 923 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Traverse City (TVC) is 1252 miles / 2015 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Cherry Capital Airport (TVC).

## How far is Traverse City from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1061.614 miles
• 1708.503 kilometers
• 922.518 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
• 1063.110 miles
• 1710.910 kilometers
• 923.818 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 Cherry Capital Airport
City: Traverse City, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: TVC
ICAO Code: KTVC
Coordinates: 44°44′29″N, 85°34′55″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 155 kg (341 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Traverse City (TVC).

Distance:
1062
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1062

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