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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Lafayette, LA

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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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