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Distance between Seoul (GMP) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Seoul to Los Angeles (Seoul Gimpo International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 5976 miles / 9617 kilometers / 5193 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 48 minutes.

Seoul – Los Angeles

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5193
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How far is Los Angeles from Seoul?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5975.866 miles
  • 9617.225 kilometers
  • 5192.886 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
  • 5962.907 miles
  • 9596.369 kilometers
  • 5181.625 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 Seoul Gimpo International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 11 hours 48 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Seoul and Los Angeles is 17 hours. Los Angeles is 17 hours behind Seoul.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Seoul to Los Angeles generates about 713 kg of CO2 per passenger, 713 kilograms is equal to 1 573 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Seoul to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Seoul Gimpo International Airport (GMP) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Seoul Gimpo International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: GMP
ICAO Code: RKSS
Coordinates: 37°33′29″N, 126°47′27″E
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