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Distance between Harlingen, TX (HRL) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Harlingen to Lake Charles (Valley International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 381 miles / 613 kilometers / 331 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Harlingen (HRL) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 477 miles / 767 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Valley International Airport (HRL) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from Harlingen?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 380.896 miles
  • 612.993 kilometers
  • 330.990 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
  • 381.176 miles
  • 613.443 kilometers
  • 331.233 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 Valley International Airport
City: Harlingen, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HRL
ICAO Code: KHRL
Coordinates: 26°13′42″N, 97°39′15″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 Harlingen and Lake Charles.

Time Difference

Harlingen, TX

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Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 81 kg (179 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Harlingen (HRL) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
381
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
381

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