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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Lake Charles (Lafayette Regional Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 74 miles / 119 kilometers / 64 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 84 miles / 135 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 35 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Lake Charles.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (79 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
74
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
74

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