# Distance between St Louis, MO (STL) and Lafayette, LA (LFT)

Flight distance from St Louis to Lafayette (St. Louis Lambert International Airport – Lafayette Regional Airport) is 596 miles / 959 kilometers / 518 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from St Louis (STL) to Lafayette (LFT) is 731 miles / 1176 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 37 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from St Louis to Lafayette.

Shortest flight path between St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).

## How far is Lafayette from St Louis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 596.058 miles
• 959.262 kilometers
• 517.960 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
• 597.408 miles
• 961.435 kilometers
• 519.133 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 St. Louis Lambert International Airport
City: St Louis, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: STL
ICAO Code: KSTL
Coordinates: 38°44′55″N, 90°22′12″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

There is no time difference between St Louis and Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (247 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

St Louis (STL) → Lafayette (LFT).

Distance:
596
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
596

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