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

Flight distance from Dallas to Los Angeles (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1235 miles / 1987 kilometers / 1073 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1432 miles / 2304 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 7 minutes.

Dallas – Los Angeles

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1235
Miles
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1987
Kilometers
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1073
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)
  • 1234.903 miles
  • 1987.383 kilometers
  • 1073.101 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
  • 1232.289 miles
  • 1983.177 kilometers
  • 1070.830 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/Fort Worth International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 2 hours 50 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 359 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/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″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 Dallas (DFW) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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