# How far is La Paz from Arica?

The distance between Arica (Chacalluta International Airport) and La Paz (El Alto International Airport) is 190 miles / 305 kilometers / 165 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Arica (ARI) to La Paz (LPB) is 280 miles / 451 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 35 minutes.

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## Distance from Arica to La Paz

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Arica to La Paz. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 189.743 miles
• 305.362 kilometers
• 164.882 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
• 189.989 miles
• 305.758 kilometers
• 165.096 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 Arica to La Paz?

The estimated flight time from Chacalluta International Airport to El Alto International Airport is 51 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chacalluta International Airport (ARI) and El Alto International Airport (LPB)

On average, flying from Arica to La Paz generates about 53 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 53 kilograms equals 117 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Arica to La Paz

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chacalluta International Airport (ARI) and El Alto International Airport (LPB).

## Airport information

Origin Chacalluta International Airport
City: Arica
Country: Chile
IATA Code: ARI
ICAO Code: SCAR
Coordinates: 18°20′54″S, 70°20′19″W
Destination El Alto International Airport
City: La Paz
Country: Bolivia
IATA Code: LPB
ICAO Code: SLLP
Coordinates: 16°30′47″S, 68°11′32″W