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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Los Angeles (Indianapolis International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1814 miles / 2919 kilometers / 1576 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2073 miles / 3336 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Indianapolis to Los Angeles.

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from Indianapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1813.808 miles
  • 2919.042 kilometers
  • 1576.156 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
  • 1809.981 miles
  • 2912.882 kilometers
  • 1572.830 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″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 Indianapolis and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Indianapolis.

Time Difference

Indianapolis, IN

 EST

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 201 kg (443 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
1814
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1814

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