# Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Lafayette, LA (LFT)

Flight distance from New York to Lafayette (New York LaGuardia Airport – Lafayette Regional Airport) is 1251 miles / 2013 kilometers / 1087 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Lafayette (LFT) is 1426 miles / 2295 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).

## How far is Lafayette from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1250.587 miles
• 2012.625 kilometers
• 1086.731 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
• 1249.674 miles
• 2011.156 kilometers
• 1085.937 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Lafayette is 1 hour. Lafayette is 1 hour behind New York.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Lafayette (LFT).

Distance:
1251
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1251

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