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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Istanbul (IST)

Distance from Los Angeles International Airport to Istanbul Atatürk Airport is 6871 miles / 11058 kilometers / 5971 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6871.075 miles
  • 11057.923 kilometers
  • 5970.801 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
  • 6856.365 miles
  • 11034.250 kilometers
  • 5958.019 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) is 13 hours 30 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Istanbul is 11 hours. Istanbul is 11 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles
Istanbul

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Istanbul

 +03

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 Istanbul Atatürk Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTBA
Coordinates: 40°58′36″N, 28°48′52″E

Map

Flight map from Los Angeles to Istanbul.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Istanbul (IST).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
6871
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6871

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