Map of flight path and driving directions from Dallas to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from Dallas?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Dallas and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1246.143 miles
- 2005.472 kilometers
- 1082.868 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
- 1243.509 miles
- 2001.233 kilometers
- 1080.579 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Dallas and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Dallas.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (360 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Dallas (DAL) → Los Angeles (LAX).