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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Kansas City (Los Angeles International Airport – Kansas City International Airport) is 1363 miles / 2194 kilometers / 1185 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kansas City (MCI) is 1648 miles / 2653 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 36 minutes.

Los Angeles – Kansas City

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1363
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2194
Kilometers
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1185
Nautical miles

How far is Kansas City 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)
  • 1363.300 miles
  • 2194.019 kilometers
  • 1184.675 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
  • 1360.589 miles
  • 2189.656 kilometers
  • 1182.319 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 to Kansas City is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Los Angeles time to Kansas City time converter

Time in Los Angeles: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Kansas City: 00:00

Current local times

Los Angeles, CA

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Kansas City, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Kansas City generates about 171 kg of CO2 per passenger, 171 kilograms is equal to 377 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 Kansas City

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kansas City (MCI)

Delta Air Lines
Southwest Airlines