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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 Flag of 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 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 Jackson and Lake Charles.

Time Difference

Jackson, MS

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Lake Charles, LA

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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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