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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 23 hours 36 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A 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

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

 CDT

Los Angeles, CA

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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).

Distance:
1235
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1235

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