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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Lake Charles (Los Angeles International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 1497 miles / 2410 kilometers / 1301 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 1711 miles / 2753 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 7 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Lake Charles.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1497.455 miles
  • 2409.921 kilometers
  • 1301.253 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
  • 1494.596 miles
  • 2405.320 kilometers
  • 1298.769 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 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

The time difference between Los Angeles and Lake Charles is 2 hours. Lake Charles is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
1497
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1497

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