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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Lancaster (Los Angeles International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 2345 miles / 3773 kilometers / 2037 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Lancaster (LNS) is 2653 miles / 4270 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2344.515 miles
  • 3773.131 kilometers
  • 2037.328 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
  • 2339.388 miles
  • 3764.880 kilometers
  • 2032.873 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Lancaster is 3 hours. Lancaster is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 257 kg (567 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
2345
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2345

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