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Distance between Shreveport, LA (SHV) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Shreveport to Lake Charles (Shreveport Regional Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 164 miles / 264 kilometers / 142 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Shreveport (SHV) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 186 miles / 299 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 44 minutes.

Shreveport – Lake Charles

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164
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264
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142
Nautical miles

How far is Lake Charles from Shreveport?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 163.791 miles
  • 263.597 kilometers
  • 142.331 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
  • 164.227 miles
  • 264.298 kilometers
  • 142.709 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Shreveport to Lake Charles is 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shreveport and Lake Charles.

Shreveport time to Lake Charles time converter

Time in Shreveport: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lake Charles: 00:00

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Shreveport, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Shreveport to Lake Charles generates about 49 kg of CO2 per passenger, 49 kilograms is equal to 108 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Shreveport to Lake Charles

Shortest flight path between Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

Airport information

Origin Shreveport Regional Airport
City: Shreveport, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SHV
ICAO Code: KSHV
Coordinates: 32°26′47″N, 93°49′32″W
Destination 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