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Distance between Lake Charles, LA (LCH) and Dallas, TX (DFW)

Flight distance from Lake Charles to Dallas (Lake Charles Regional Airport – Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport) is 295 miles / 475 kilometers / 256 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Lake Charles (LCH) to Dallas (DFW) is 359 miles / 578 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

How far is Dallas from Lake Charles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 295.146 miles
  • 474.991 kilometers
  • 256.475 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
  • 295.151 miles
  • 474.999 kilometers
  • 256.479 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 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

B Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lake Charles and Dallas.

Time Difference

Lake Charles, LA

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Dallas, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (151 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lake Charles (LCH) → Dallas (DFW).

Distance:
295
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
295

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