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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 Flag of 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 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

There is no time difference between St Louis and Lafayette.

Time Difference

St Louis, MO

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Lafayette, LA

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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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