# Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Fargo to Lake Charles (Hector International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 1174 miles / 1890 kilometers / 1020 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 1340 miles / 2157 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 45 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fargo to Lake Charles.

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

## How far is Lake Charles from Fargo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fargo and Lake Charles. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1174.349 miles
• 1889.932 kilometers
• 1020.482 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
• 1176.197 miles
• 1892.905 kilometers
• 1022.087 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

B Lake Charles Regional Airport
City: Lake Charles, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LCH
ICAO Code: KLCH
Coordinates: 30°7′33″N, 93°13′23″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fargo and Lake Charles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
1174
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1174

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