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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Lake Charles (Palm Springs International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 1388 miles / 2234 kilometers / 1206 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 1588 miles / 2556 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palm Springs to Lake Charles.

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1387.911 miles
  • 2233.626 kilometers
  • 1206.061 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
  • 1385.285 miles
  • 2229.401 kilometers
  • 1203.780 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′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 Palm Springs and Lake Charles is 2 hours. Lake Charles is 2 hours ahead of Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (380 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
1388
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1388

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