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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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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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