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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Dallas to Los Angeles (Dallas Love Field – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1246 miles / 2005 kilometers / 1083 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1454 miles / 2340 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 26 minutes.

Dallas – Los Angeles

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1246
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2005
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1083
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Dallas?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Dallas Love Field to Los Angeles International Airport is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Dallas to Los Angeles generates about 163 kg of CO2 per passenger, 163 kilograms is equal to 360 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″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