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

Distance from Los Angeles to Seoul (Los Angeles International Airport – Incheon International Airport) is 5995 miles / 9648 kilometers / 5209 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to 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.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 725 kg (1 597 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Los Angeles to Seoul flight path

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Incheon International Airport (ICN).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Seoul (ICN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5995

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