Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Lake Charles.
Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).
How far is Lake Charles from Charleston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Lake Charles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 800.590 miles
- 1288.425 kilometers
- 695.694 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
- 799.187 miles
- 1286.167 kilometers
- 694.474 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Charleston and Lake Charles is 1 hour. Lake Charles is 1 hour behind Charleston.
Lake Charles, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Charleston (CHS) → Lake Charles (LCH).