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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Lafayette, LA (LFT)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Lafayette (Palm Beach International Airport – Lafayette Regional Airport) is 763 miles / 1228 kilometers / 663 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Lafayette (LFT) is 912 miles / 1467 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Lafayette.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).

How far is Lafayette from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 762.901 miles
  • 1227.770 kilometers
  • 662.943 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
  • 761.871 miles
  • 1226.113 kilometers
  • 662.048 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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 West Palm Beach and Lafayette is 1 hour. Lafayette is 1 hour behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Lafayette, LA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 131 kg (289 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Lafayette (LFT).

Distance:
763
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
763

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