# 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
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
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.

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## 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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