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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

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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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