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).
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)
- 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).
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 (359 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Dallas (DFW) → Los Angeles (LAX).