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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Watertown, SD

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1359

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