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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 23 hours 54 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Dallas and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Dallas.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

 CST

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (360 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DAL) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
1246
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1246

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