# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Ketchikan, AK (KTN)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Ketchikan (Los Angeles International Airport – Ketchikan International Airport) is 1611 miles / 2593 kilometers / 1400 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Ketchikan (KTN) is 2257 miles / 3632 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Ketchikan International Airport (KTN).

## How far is Ketchikan from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1610.985 miles
• 2592.629 kilometers
• 1399.908 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
• 1611.146 miles
• 2592.888 kilometers
• 1400.047 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 Ketchikan International Airport
City: Ketchikan, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: KTN
ICAO Code: PAKT
Coordinates: 55°21′19″N, 131°42′38″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Ketchikan is 1 hour. Ketchikan is 1 hour behind Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 187 kg (411 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Ketchikan (KTN).

Distance:
1611
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1611

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