# Distance between Jackson, MS (JAN) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Jackson to Lake Charles (Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 240 miles / 385 kilometers / 208 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Jackson (JAN) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 314 miles / 505 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

## How far is Lake Charles from Jackson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 239.536 miles
• 385.495 kilometers
• 208.151 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
• 239.519 miles
• 385.468 kilometers
• 208.136 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″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 Jackson and Lake Charles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (133 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Jackson (JAN) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
240
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
240

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