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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Charleston (Los Angeles International Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 2205 miles / 3549 kilometers / 1917 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Charleston (CHS) is 2527 miles / 4067 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 24 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Charleston, SC

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 241 kg (531 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Charleston (CHS).

Distance:
2205
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2205

Round trip?