Distance between Lake Charles, LA (LCH) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Lake Charles to Houston (Lake Charles Regional Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 127 miles / 205 kilometers / 111 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Lake Charles (LCH) to Houston (IAH) is 143 miles / 230 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Lake Charles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 127.291 miles
• 204.855 kilometers
• 110.613 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
• 127.046 miles
• 204.460 kilometers
• 110.400 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
IATA Code: LCH
ICAO Code: KLCH
Coordinates: 30°7′33″N, 93°13′23″W

B Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lake Charles and Houston.

CDT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 44 kg (96 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lake Charles (LCH) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
127
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
127

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