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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Sault Ste Marie, MI (CIU)

Distance from Los Angeles to Sault Ste Marie (Los Angeles International Airport – Chippewa County International Airport) is 1969 miles / 3168 kilometers / 1711 nautical miles.

How far is Sault Ste Marie from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1968.638 miles
  • 3168.215 kilometers
  • 1710.699 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
  • 1965.161 miles
  • 3162.620 kilometers
  • 1707.678 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 (LAX) to Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) is 4 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Sault Ste Marie is 3 hours. Sault Ste Marie is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 217 kg (479 pounds).

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 Chippewa County International Airport
City: Sault Ste Marie, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CIU
ICAO Code: KCIU
Coordinates: 46°15′2″N, 84°28′20″W

Los Angeles to Sault Ste Marie flight path

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Chippewa County International Airport (CIU).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Sault Ste Marie (CIU).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1969

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