# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Watertown, SD (ATY)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Watertown (Los Angeles International Airport – Watertown Regional Airport) is 1359 miles / 2188 kilometers / 1181 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Watertown (ATY) is 1753 miles / 2821 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Watertown Regional Airport (ATY).

## How far is Watertown from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1359.339 miles
• 2187.644 kilometers
• 1181.233 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
• 1357.681 miles
• 2184.976 kilometers
• 1179.793 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Watertown Regional Airport
City: Watertown, SD
Country: United States
IATA Code: ATY
ICAO Code: KATY
Coordinates: 44°54′50″N, 97°9′16″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (376 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Watertown (ATY).

Distance:
1359
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1359

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