# 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
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
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.

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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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