# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Williston, ND (XWA)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Williston (Lafayette Regional Airport – Williston Basin International Airport) is 1392 miles / 2241 kilometers / 1210 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Williston (XWA) is 1791 miles / 2882 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Williston Basin International Airport (XWA).

## How far is Williston from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1392.365 miles
• 2240.794 kilometers
• 1209.932 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
• 1393.426 miles
• 2242.502 kilometers
• 1210.854 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 Williston Basin International Airport
City: Williston, ND
Country: United States
IATA Code: XWA
ICAO Code: KXWA
Coordinates: 48°15′30″N, 103°44′55″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Williston is 1 hour. Williston is 1 hour behind Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 173 kg (381 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Williston (XWA).

Distance:
1392
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1392

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