# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Helena, MT (HLN)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Helena (Los Angeles International Airport – Helena Regional Airport) is 937 miles / 1507 kilometers / 814 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Helena (HLN) is 1187 miles / 1911 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Helena Regional Airport (HLN).

## How far is Helena from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 936.638 miles
• 1507.373 kilometers
• 813.916 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
• 937.468 miles
• 1508.708 kilometers
• 814.637 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 Helena Regional Airport
City: Helena, MT
Country: United States
IATA Code: HLN
ICAO Code: KHLN
Coordinates: 46°36′24″N, 111°58′58″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Helena is 1 hour. Helena is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (323 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Helena (HLN).

Distance:
937
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
937

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