# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Joplin (Los Angeles International Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 1361 miles / 2191 kilometers / 1183 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Joplin (JLN) is 1571 miles / 2528 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

## How far is Joplin from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1361.470 miles
• 2191.074 kilometers
• 1183.085 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
• 1358.570 miles
• 2186.407 kilometers
• 1180.565 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 Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (376 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
1361
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1361

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