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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

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Lake Charles, LA

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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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