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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Charleston to Lancaster (Charleston International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 540 miles / 869 kilometers / 469 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Lancaster (LNS) is 628 miles / 1011 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Lancaster.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Lancaster. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 539.758 miles
  • 868.656 kilometers
  • 469.037 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
  • 540.511 miles
  • 869.868 kilometers
  • 469.691 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Lancaster.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 104 kg (230 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
540
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
540

Round trip?