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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Las Vegas, NV (LAS)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Las Vegas (Los Angeles International Airport – Las Vegas McCarran International Airport) is 236 miles / 380 kilometers / 205 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Las Vegas (LAS) is 282 miles / 454 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 15 minutes.

Los Angeles – Las Vegas

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236
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380
Kilometers
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205
Nautical miles

How far is Las Vegas from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 236.227 miles
  • 380.170 kilometers
  • 205.275 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
  • 236.118 miles
  • 379.995 kilometers
  • 205.181 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is 56 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Las Vegas generates about 60 kg of CO2 per passenger, 60 kilograms is equal to 132 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
City: Las Vegas, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAS
ICAO Code: KLAS
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N, 115°9′7″W