Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Charleston.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Charleston International Airport (CHS).
How far is Charleston from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Charleston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2205.490 miles
- 3549.392 kilometers
- 1916.518 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
- 2200.800 miles
- 3541.844 kilometers
- 1912.443 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Charleston is 3 hours. Charleston is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 241 kg (531 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Charleston (CHS).