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Travel time from Lake Placid to Latrobe

Lake Placid to Latrobe airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Lake Placid to Latrobe? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Latrobe, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.

Thursday, 1:26 am:  start in Lake Placid
drive for about 2 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 4:30 am at the latest

3:35 am:  Burlington International (BTV)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 5:00 am

4:05 am:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

5:05 am:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

5:35 am:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

5:50 am:  board ExpressJet Airlines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

6:00 am:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 12 minutes

6:12 am:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 24 minutes to taxi to the runway

6:36 am:  wheels up! take-off from BTV
fly for about 2.5 hours in the air

9:10 am:  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)
Atlanta, GA is the same time as Burlington, VT
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 8 minutes to the gate

9:18 am:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

10:24 am:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 66 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

10:39 am:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

10:49 am:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 16 minutes to taxi to the runway

11:05 am:  wheels up again! take-off from EWR
fly for about 1 hour in the air

12:15 pm (local time):  Pittsburgh International (PIT)
Latrobe is the same time as Lake Placid
taxi on the runway for an average of 6 minutes to the gate

12:21 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at PIT
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 2.5 hours to your destination

2:41 pm (local time):  arrive in Latrobe

Total travel time: 13 hours

Flying non-stop from Lake Placid to Latrobe

How far is Latrobe from Lake Placid? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 389 miles or 625 km

Flight time: 1 hour, 17 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 13 hours, 15 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 13.2x faster, and saves you about 12 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

Best day of the week to fly to Latrobe

Looking at flights on ExpressJet Airlines Inc. from BTV to ATL, and connecting flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from ATL to PIT, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.

Alternate flights from Lake Placid to Latrobe

The most common route is BTV to ATL, then connecting to PIT, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. BTV to ATL to PIT
    Burlington International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Pittsburgh International
  2. BTV to ORD to PIT
    Burlington International to Chicago O'Hare International to Pittsburgh International
  3. BTV to EWR to PIT
    Burlington International to Newark Liberty International to Pittsburgh International
  4. BTV to DTW to PIT
    Burlington International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Pittsburgh International
  5. BTV to JFK to PIT
    Burlington International to John F. Kennedy International to Pittsburgh International
  6. BTV to LGA to PIT
    Burlington International to LaGuardia to Pittsburgh International

Airlines that fly to Latrobe

We picked ExpressJet Airlines Inc. for your main flight, and Delta Air Lines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)
  2. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  3. Southwest Airlines Co. (WN)

Plan a trip to Latrobe

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Latrobe. Click the button below to explore Latrobe in detail.

What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Latrobe to Lake Placid, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Lake Placid to Latrobe road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Lake Placid to Latrobe?

If you happen to know Lake Placid, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Lake Placid!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 389 miles
flight time of 1 hour, 17 minutes
4 Lake Placid travel answers


Latrobe Airports
  1. Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  2. John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport
  3. Pittsburgh International Airport

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