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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Houston to Lake Charles (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 128 miles / 206 kilometers / 111 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 150 miles / 242 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 127.745 miles
  • 205.586 kilometers
  • 111.008 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
  • 127.540 miles
  • 205.256 kilometers
  • 110.829 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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 Houston and Lake Charles.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 44 kg (97 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
128
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
128

Round trip?