# Distance between Memphis, TN (MEM) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Memphis to Lake Charles (Memphis International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 388 miles / 625 kilometers / 337 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Memphis (MEM) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 449 miles / 722 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 44 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Memphis to Lake Charles.

Shortest flight path between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

## How far is Lake Charles from Memphis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 388.061 miles
• 624.523 kilometers
• 337.216 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
• 388.663 miles
• 625.492 kilometers
• 337.739 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

B Lake Charles Regional Airport
City: Lake Charles, LA
Country: 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 Memphis and Lake Charles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 82 kg (181 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
388
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
388

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