Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Istanbul.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Istanbul Airport (IST).
How far is Istanbul from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Istanbul. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6851.948 miles
- 11027.142 kilometers
- 5954.180 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
- 6837.226 miles
- 11003.449 kilometers
- 5941.387 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Istanbul is 10 hours. Istanbul is 10 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 834 kg (1 839 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Istanbul (IST).