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

Distance from Seoul to Los Angeles (Incheon International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 5995 miles / 9648 kilometers / 5209 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from Seoul?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5994.810 miles
  • 9647.712 kilometers
  • 5209.348 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
  • 5981.830 miles
  • 9626.823 kilometers
  • 5198.069 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 Incheon International Airport (ICN) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 11 hours 51 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 760 kg (1 675 pounds).

Airport information


A Incheon International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: ICN
ICAO Code: RKSI
Coordinates: 37°27′36″N, 126°26′26″E

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

Map

Seoul to Los Angeles flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seoul (ICN) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5995

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