How far is Seoul from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Seoul. Here are two common 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 earth.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).
Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) is 11 hours 51 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Seoul is 16 hours. Seoul is 16 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 725 kg (1 597 pounds).
Los Angeles to Seoul flight path
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Seoul (ICN).