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).
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.
Los Angeles, CA
Lake Charles, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Lake Charles (LCH).