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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 2482 miles / 3994 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 58 minutes.

Los Angeles – Charleston

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2205
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3549
Kilometers
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1917
Nautical miles

How far is Charleston from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Charleston?

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Charleston International Airport is 4 hours 40 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Charleston?

The time difference between Los Angeles and Charleston is 3 hours. Charleston is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles time to Charleston time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Charleston International Airport (CHS)

On average flying from Los Angeles to Charleston generates about 241 kg of CO2 per passenger, 241 kilograms is equal to 531 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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