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How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Anchorage, AK?

The distance between Anchorage (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 2345 miles / 3774 kilometers / 2038 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 4 hours and 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Anchorage (ANC) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 3693 miles / 5943 kilometers and travel time by car is about 68 hours 56 minutes.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport

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Distance from Anchorage to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Anchorage to Los Angeles. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2345.263 miles
  • 3774.336 kilometers
  • 2037.978 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 2343.076 miles
  • 3770.815 kilometers
  • 2036.077 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).

How long does it take to fly from Anchorage to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours and 56 minutes.

What is the time difference between Anchorage and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Anchorage and Los Angeles is 1 hour. Los Angeles is 1 hour ahead of Anchorage.

Flight carbon footprint between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Anchorage to Los Angeles generates about 257 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 257 kilograms equals 567 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Anchorage to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Airlines flying from Anchorage (ANC) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines