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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Anchorage (Los Angeles International Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 2345 miles / 3774 kilometers / 2038 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Anchorage (ANC) is 3507 miles / 5644 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

How far is Anchorage from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2345.263 miles
  • 3774.336 kilometers
  • 2037.978 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
  • 2343.076 miles
  • 3770.815 kilometers
  • 2036.077 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 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Anchorage is 1 hour. Anchorage is 1 hour behind Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Anchorage, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 261 kg (576 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Anchorage (ANC).

Distance:
2345
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2345

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