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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 3506 miles / 5643 kilometers and travel time by car is about 69 hours 43 minutes.

Los Angeles – Anchorage

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2345
Miles
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3774
Kilometers
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2038
Nautical miles

How far is Anchorage from Los Angeles?

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

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is 4 hours 56 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Anchorage generates about 257 kg of CO2 per passenger, 257 kilograms is equal to 567 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Anchorage (ANC)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines