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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and Lafayette, LA (LFT)

Flight distance from Sioux City to Lafayette (Sioux Gateway Airport – Lafayette Regional Airport) is 876 miles / 1409 kilometers / 761 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to Lafayette (LFT) is 1041 miles / 1676 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sioux City to Lafayette.

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).

How far is Lafayette from Sioux City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 875.736 miles
  • 1409.360 kilometers
  • 760.994 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
  • 877.249 miles
  • 1411.795 kilometers
  • 762.308 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″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 Sioux City and Lafayette.

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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Lafayette, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (312 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → Lafayette (LFT).

Distance:
876
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
876

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