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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Indianapolis and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Indianapolis.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 201 kg (443 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Indianapolis (IND) → Los Angeles (LAX).