# 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
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
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.

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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

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