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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 28 hours 8 minutes.

New York – Lake Charles

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1311
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2110
Kilometers
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1139
Nautical miles

How far is Lake Charles from New York?

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

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from New York to Lake Charles is 2 hours 58 minutes.

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.

New York time to Lake Charles time converter

Time in New York: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lake Charles: 00:00

Current local times

New York, NY

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Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New York to Lake Charles generates about 168 kg of CO2 per passenger, 168 kilograms is equal to 369 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
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