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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from New York to Lake Charles (New York LaGuardia Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 1311 miles / 2110 kilometers / 1139 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 58 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 1503 miles / 2419 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1310.810 miles
  • 2109.545 kilometers
  • 1139.063 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
  • 1309.707 miles
  • 2107.770 kilometers
  • 1138.105 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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

The time difference between New York and Lake Charles is 1 hour. Lake Charles is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (369 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
1311
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1311

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