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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Distance from Lafayette to Wales (Lafayette Regional Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 3949 miles / 6355 kilometers / 3431 nautical miles.

How far is Wales from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3948.547 miles
  • 6354.571 kilometers
  • 3431.194 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
  • 3941.846 miles
  • 6343.786 kilometers
  • 3425.371 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) to Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA) is 7 hours 58 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Wales is 3 hours. Wales is 3 hours behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette
Wales

Lafayette, LA

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Wales, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 456 kg (1 006 pounds).

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 Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Map

Lafayette to Wales flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Wales (WAA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3949

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