# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Valparaiso, FL (VPS)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Valparaiso (Lafayette Regional Airport – Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport) is 327 miles / 526 kilometers / 284 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Valparaiso (VPS) is 369 miles / 594 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS).

## How far is Valparaiso from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 326.872 miles
• 526.050 kilometers
• 284.044 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
• 326.234 miles
• 525.022 kilometers
• 283.489 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 Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport
City: Valparaiso, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: VPS
ICAO Code: KVPS
Coordinates: 30°28′59″N, 86°31′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Valparaiso.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 73 kg (161 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Valparaiso (VPS).

Distance:
327
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
327

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