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How far is Seoul from Los Angeles, CA?

The distance between Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) and Seoul (Seoul Incheon International Airport) is 5995 miles / 9648 kilometers / 5209 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 11 hours and 51 minutes.

Los Angeles International Airport – Seoul Incheon International Airport

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Distance from Los Angeles to Seoul

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Los Angeles to Seoul. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5994.810 miles
  • 9647.712 kilometers
  • 5209.348 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 5981.830 miles
  • 9626.823 kilometers
  • 5198.069 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?

The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Seoul Incheon International Airport is 11 hours and 51 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Seoul?

The time difference between Los Angeles and Seoul is 17 hours. Seoul is 17 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

On average, flying from Los Angeles to Seoul generates about 716 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 716 kilograms equals 1 578 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 Incheon International Airport (ICN).

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 Incheon International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: ICN
ICAO Code: RKSI
Coordinates: 37°27′36″N, 126°26′26″E

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Seoul (ICN)

Asiana Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Korean Air
Thai Airways International
United Airlines