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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Ketchikan is 1 hour. Ketchikan is 1 hour behind Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 187 kg (411 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Ketchikan (KTN).