The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette is 1 hour, 19 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 3 minutes early.
18 minutes taxiing out
55 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LFT Lafayette, LA 3 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
75%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette is 1 hour, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 55 minutes.

The flight distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette is 351 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Lafayette to Dallas Fort Worth
1 hour, 29 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
1h 19m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

32

Distance

351 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun012345

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
32

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from Lafayette by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette by plane is 351 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette is 1 hour, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 55 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette.

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to Lafayette (LFT). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Dallas Fort Worth 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 55 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Lafayette 3 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette, American is 75% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 75% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 75% 21% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Dallas Fort Worth and Lafayette, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
American 18 55 5 79

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
0am 0.01
12pm 0.94
6pm 0.06
5pm 0.62
8pm 0.48
8am 0.04
10am 0.83
7pm 0
9pm 0.03
7am 0.02
2pm 0.5
10pm 0.81
9am 0.08

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 119
February 101
March 114
April 132
May 122
June 163
July 174
August 178
September 145
October 149
November 142
December 132

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Lafayette that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 4.81
Tuesday 4.67
Wednesday 4.67
Thursday 4.71
Friday 4.79
Saturday 3.48
Sunday 5

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
0am 20 50 5 75
12pm 18 55 5 79
6pm 19 56 5 81
5pm 17 55 5 78
8pm 18 54 5 79
8am 26 58 4 87
10am 19 56 5 80
7pm 15 57 6 78
9pm 17 53 5 75
7am 17 51 4 78
2pm 17 55 5 78
10pm 17 54 5 77
9am 23 54 4 83
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.