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Distance between Punta Gorda, FL (PGD) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Punta Gorda to Lake Charles (Punta Gorda Airport (Florida) – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 718 miles / 1155 kilometers / 624 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Punta Gorda (PGD) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 942 miles / 1516 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Punta Gorda to Lake Charles.

Shortest flight path between Punta Gorda Airport (Florida) (PGD) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from Punta Gorda?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 717.584 miles
  • 1154.839 kilometers
  • 623.563 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
  • 716.588 miles
  • 1153.237 kilometers
  • 622.698 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 Punta Gorda Airport (Florida)
City: Punta Gorda, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PGD
ICAO Code: KPGD
Coordinates: 26°55′12″N, 81°59′25″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 Punta Gorda and Lake Charles is 1 hour. Lake Charles is 1 hour behind Punta Gorda.

Time Difference

Punta Gorda, FL

 EST

Lake Charles, LA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 127 kg (279 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Punta Gorda (PGD) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
718
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
718

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