Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Lake Charles.
Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).
How far is Lake Charles from Lafayette?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Lafayette and Lake Charles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 74.162 miles
- 119.352 kilometers
- 64.445 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
- 74.018 miles
- 119.121 kilometers
- 64.320 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
There is no time difference between Lafayette and Lake Charles.
Lake Charles, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (79 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lafayette (LFT) → Lake Charles (LCH).