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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Dallas to Lake Charles (Dallas Love Field – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 285 miles / 458 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 343 miles / 552 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 36 minutes.

Dallas – Lake Charles

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285
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458
Kilometers
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247
Nautical miles

How far is Lake Charles from Dallas?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 284.631 miles
  • 458.069 kilometers
  • 247.337 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
  • 284.657 miles
  • 458.112 kilometers
  • 247.361 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).

How long does it take to fly from Dallas to Lake Charles?

Estimated flight time from Dallas Love Field to Lake Charles Regional Airport is 1 hour 2 minutes.

What is the time difference between Dallas and Lake Charles?

There is no time difference between Dallas and Lake Charles.

Flight carbon footprint between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH)

On average flying from Dallas to Lake Charles generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, 67 kilograms is equal to 148 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Dallas to Lake Charles

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

Airport information

Origin Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″W
Destination Lake Charles Regional Airport
City: Lake Charles, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LCH
ICAO Code: KLCH
Coordinates: 30°7′33″N, 93°13′23″W