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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Fort Dodge, IA (FOD)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Fort Dodge (Los Angeles International Airport – Fort Dodge Regional Airport) is 1438 miles / 2314 kilometers / 1250 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fort Dodge (FOD) is 1732 miles / 2787 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 47 minutes.

Los Angeles – Fort Dodge

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1438
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2314
Kilometers
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1250
Nautical miles

How far is Fort Dodge 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)
  • 1438.090 miles
  • 2314.381 kilometers
  • 1249.666 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
  • 1435.660 miles
  • 2310.471 kilometers
  • 1247.555 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 to Fort Dodge is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Los Angeles time to Fort Dodge time converter

Time in Los Angeles: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Fort Dodge: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Fort Dodge generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, 176 kilograms is equal to 387 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 Fort Dodge

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Fort Dodge Regional Airport (FOD).

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 Fort Dodge Regional Airport
City: Fort Dodge, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FOD
ICAO Code: KFOD
Coordinates: 42°33′5″N, 94°11′33″W