Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Ottawa (YOW)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Ottawa (Lafayette Regional Airport – Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport) is 1368 miles / 2201 kilometers / 1188 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Ottawa (YOW) is 1670 miles / 2688 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Ottawa.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW).

How far is Ottawa from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1367.555 miles
• 2200.867 kilometers
• 1188.373 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
• 1367.648 miles
• 2201.016 kilometers
• 1188.453 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 Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
City: Ottawa
IATA Code: YOW
ICAO Code: CYOW
Coordinates: 45°19′20″N, 75°40′9″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Ottawa is 1 hour. Ottawa is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (377 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Ottawa (YOW).

Distance:
1368
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1368

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