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LFT Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LFT / KLFT
Airport Name: Lafayette Regional Airport
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°12'19"N by 91°59'14"W
Area Served: Lafayette, Louisiana
Operator/Owner: City & Parish of Lafayette
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 42 feet (13 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT):

  • In 1948 Eastern Air Lines began the first scheduled passenger service.
  • The closest airport to Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) is Acadiana Regional Airport (ARA), which is located only 13 miles (21 kilometers) SSE of LFT.
  • Because of Lafayette Regional Airport's relatively low elevation of 42 feet, planes can take off or land at Lafayette Regional Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,070 miles (17,815 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • Lafayette Regional Airport is building a new cargo terminal on the southwest side of the airfield, near the PHI headquarters.
  • In March 2001, Air Force One landed in Lafayette transporting President George W.
  • The airport is located next to U.S.
  • Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) has 3 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Lafayette Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Lafayette Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.13 miles (21.12 km) SSEAcadiana Regional Airport (ARA)New Iberia, Louisiana, United StatesView Acadiana Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Acadiana Regional Airport Set ARA as destination Airport Get more information about Acadiana Regional Airport
225.29 miles (40.70 km) NNWSt. Landry Parish Airport (OPL)Opelousas, Louisiana, United StatesView St. Landry Parish Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Landry Parish Airport Set OPL as destination Airport Get more information about St. Landry Parish Airport
346.64 miles (75.06 km) NEFalse River Regional Airport (HZR)New Roads, Louisiana, United StatesView False River Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of False River Regional Airport Set HZR as destination Airport Get more information about False River Regional Airport
451.78 miles (83.33 km) SEHarry P. Williams Memorial Airport (PTN)Patterson, Louisiana, United StatesView Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport Set PTN as destination Airport Get more information about Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport
554.81 miles (88.21 km) ENEBaton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United StatesView Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport on a map View satellite image of Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Set BTR as destination Airport Get more information about Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
669.00 miles (111.04 km) WChennault International Airport (CWF)Lake Charles, Louisiana, United StatesView Chennault International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chennault International Airport Set CWF as destination Airport Get more information about Chennault International Airport
774.03 miles (119.13 km) WLake Charles Regional Airport (LCH)Lake Charles, Louisiana, United StatesView Lake Charles Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Lake Charles Regional Airport Set LCH as destination Airport Get more information about Lake Charles Regional Airport
884.21 miles (135.53 km) NNWEsler Field (ESF)Alexandria, Louisiana, United StatesView Esler Field on a map View satellite image of Esler Field Set ESF as destination Airport Get more information about Esler Field
984.39 miles (135.81 km) NNWAlexandria International Airport (AEX)Alexandria, Louisiana, United StatesView Alexandria International Airport on a map View satellite image of Alexandria International Airport Set AEX as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandria International Airport
1090.92 miles (146.33 km) ESEHouma–Terrebonne Airport (HUM)Houma, Louisiana, United StatesView Houma–Terrebonne Airport on a map View satellite image of Houma–Terrebonne Airport Set HUM as destination Airport Get more information about Houma–Terrebonne Airport
1191.40 miles (147.09 km) WNWBeauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base (DRI)De Ridder, Louisiana, United StatesView Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base on a map View satellite image of Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base Set DRI as destination Airport Get more information about Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base
12104.41 miles (168.03 km) ELouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesView Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on a map View satellite image of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Set MSY as destination Airport Get more information about Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
13105.56 miles (169.88 km) NNENatchez–Adams County Airport (HEZ)Natchez, Mississippi, United StatesView Natchez–Adams County Airport on a map View satellite image of Natchez–Adams County Airport Set HEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Natchez–Adams County Airport
14112.37 miles (180.85 km) NEMcComb-Pike County Airport (MCB)McComb, Mississippi, United StatesView McComb-Pike County Airport on a map View satellite image of McComb-Pike County Airport Set MCB as destination Airport Get more information about McComb-Pike County Airport
15117.62 miles (189.29 km) ELakefront Airport (NEW)New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesView Lakefront Airport on a map View satellite image of Lakefront Airport Set NEW as destination Airport Get more information about Lakefront Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Lafayette Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Lafayette Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,069.93 miles (17,815.28 km) SSWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
210,853.26 miles (17,466.58 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
310,843.91 miles (17,451.54 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
410,834.83 miles (17,436.92 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
510,832.19 miles (17,432.67 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
610,826.68 miles (17,423.81 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
710,826.12 miles (17,422.91 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
810,818.00 miles (17,409.83 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
910,807.95 miles (17,393.67 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1010,802.28 miles (17,384.54 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1110,788.30 miles (17,362.05 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1210,782.70 miles (17,353.03 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1310,779.82 miles (17,348.39 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1410,774.60 miles (17,340.00 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1510,758.61 miles (17,314.27 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport