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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from South Bend to Lake Charles (South Bend International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 887 miles / 1427 kilometers / 771 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 1061 miles / 1708 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 52 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from South Bend to Lake Charles.

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 886.769 miles
  • 1427.116 kilometers
  • 770.581 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
  • 887.923 miles
  • 1428.973 kilometers
  • 771.584 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″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 South Bend and Lake Charles is 1 hour. Lake Charles is 1 hour behind South Bend.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (314 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
887
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
887

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