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How far is Milwaukee, WI, from Los Angeles, CA?

The distance between Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) and Milwaukee (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport) is 1756 miles / 2826 kilometers / 1526 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 3 hours and 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Milwaukee (MKE) is 2070 miles / 3331 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 17 minutes.

Los Angeles International Airport – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

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1756
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2826
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Distance from Los Angeles to Milwaukee

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Los Angeles to Milwaukee. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1755.956 miles
  • 2825.938 kilometers
  • 1525.884 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 1752.636 miles
  • 2820.594 kilometers
  • 1522.999 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).

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is 3 hours and 49 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Milwaukee?

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

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE)

On average, flying from Los Angeles to Milwaukee generates about 197 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 197 kilograms equals 434 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 Milwaukee

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE).

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 Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Milwaukee (MKE)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines