# 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
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
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.

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## 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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