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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Traverse City, MI

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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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