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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Seoul (GMP)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Seoul (Los Angeles International Airport – Seoul Gimpo International Airport) is 5976 miles / 9617 kilometers / 5193 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 48 minutes.

Los Angeles – Seoul

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9617
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5193
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How far is Seoul 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)
  • 5975.866 miles
  • 9617.225 kilometers
  • 5192.886 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
  • 5962.907 miles
  • 9596.369 kilometers
  • 5181.625 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).

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Seoul?

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Seoul Gimpo International Airport is 11 hours 48 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Seoul?

The time difference between Los Angeles and Seoul is 16 hours. Seoul is 16 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles time to Seoul time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Seoul Gimpo International Airport (GMP)

On average flying from Los Angeles to Seoul generates about 713 kg of CO2 per passenger, 713 kilograms is equal to 1 573 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Seoul

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Seoul Gimpo International Airport (GMP).

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 Seoul Gimpo International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: GMP
ICAO Code: RKSS
Coordinates: 37°33′29″N, 126°47′27″E