Map of flight path and driving directions from Charlotte to Lake Charles.
Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).
How far is Lake Charles from Charlotte?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Charlotte and Lake Charles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 796.169 miles
- 1281.310 kilometers
- 691.852 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
- 795.240 miles
- 1279.815 kilometers
- 691.045 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 Charlotte and Lake Charles is 1 hour. Lake Charles is 1 hour behind Charlotte.
Lake Charles, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (296 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Charlotte (CLT) → Lake Charles (LCH).