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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Waterloo, IA (ALO)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Waterloo (Los Angeles International Airport – Waterloo Regional Airport) is 1526 miles / 2457 kilometers / 1326 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Waterloo (ALO) is 1826 miles / 2938 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).

How far is Waterloo from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1526.418 miles
  • 2456.531 kilometers
  • 1326.421 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
  • 1523.719 miles
  • 2452.188 kilometers
  • 1324.075 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 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

B Waterloo Regional Airport
City: Waterloo, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALO
ICAO Code: KALO
Coordinates: 42°33′25″N, 92°24′1″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Waterloo is 2 hours. Waterloo is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Waterloo, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 181 kg (399 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Waterloo (ALO).

Distance:
1526
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1526

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