# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Charleston (Lafayette Regional Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 728 miles / 1172 kilometers / 633 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Charleston (CHS) is 868 miles / 1397 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 15 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Charleston.

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Charleston International Airport (CHS).

## How far is Charleston from Lafayette?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lafayette and Charleston. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 728.411 miles
• 1172.263 kilometers
• 632.971 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
• 727.161 miles
• 1170.252 kilometers
• 631.885 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 Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lafayette and Charleston is 1 hour. Charleston is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (281 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Charleston (CHS).

Distance:
728
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
728

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