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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Jackson (Los Angeles International Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 1642 miles / 2642 kilometers / 1426 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Jackson (JAN) is 1865 miles / 3001 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

How far is Jackson from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1641.508 miles
  • 2641.750 kilometers
  • 1426.431 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
  • 1638.070 miles
  • 2636.218 kilometers
  • 1423.444 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Jackson is 2 hours. Jackson is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Jackson, MS

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 189 kg (416 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
1642
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1642

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