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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 41 minutes.

Lafayette – Lake Charles

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74
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119
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64
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How far is Lake Charles from Lafayette?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

How long does it take to fly from Lafayette to Lake Charles?

Estimated flight time from Lafayette Regional Airport to Lake Charles Regional Airport is 38 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lafayette and Lake Charles?

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Lake Charles.

Flight carbon footprint between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH)

On average flying from Lafayette to Lake Charles generates about 36 kg of CO2 per passenger, 36 kilograms is equal to 79 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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