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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Indianapolis (Los Angeles International Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 1814 miles / 2919 kilometers / 1576 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indianapolis (IND) is 2070 miles / 3332 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

How far is Indianapolis from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1813.808 miles
  • 2919.042 kilometers
  • 1576.156 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
  • 1809.981 miles
  • 2912.882 kilometers
  • 1572.830 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Indianapolis is 3 hours. Indianapolis is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Indianapolis, IN

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 201 kg (443 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Indianapolis (IND).

Distance:
1814
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1814

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