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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Aspen, CO (ASE)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Aspen (Los Angeles International Airport – Aspen–Pitkin County Airport) is 737 miles / 1186 kilometers / 640 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Aspen (ASE) is 916 miles / 1474 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Aspen–Pitkin County Airport (ASE).

How far is Aspen from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 736.935 miles
  • 1185.982 kilometers
  • 640.379 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
  • 736.017 miles
  • 1184.505 kilometers
  • 639.581 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 Aspen–Pitkin County Airport
City: Aspen, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ASE
ICAO Code: KASE
Coordinates: 39°13′23″N, 106°52′8″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Aspen is 1 hour. Aspen is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Aspen, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Aspen (ASE).

Distance:
737
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
737

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