Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Lake Charles.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).
How far is Lake Charles from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Lake Charles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 3330.814 miles
- 5360.426 kilometers
- 2894.398 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
- 3326.585 miles
- 5353.620 kilometers
- 2890.723 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 Fairbanks and Lake Charles is 3 hours. Lake Charles is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Lake Charles, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 374 kg (825 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Lake Charles (LCH).