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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 36 hours 32 minutes.

Indianapolis – Los Angeles

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1814
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2919
Kilometers
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1576
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Indianapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Indianapolis International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 3 hours 56 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Indianapolis to Los Angeles generates about 201 kg of CO2 per passenger, 201 kilograms is equal to 443 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
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

Airlines flying from Indianapolis (IND) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Delta Air Lines