Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Madison, WI (MSN)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Madison (Los Angeles International Airport – Dane County Regional Airport) is 1687 miles / 2715 kilometers / 1466 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Madison (MSN) is 1996 miles / 3213 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN).

How far is Madison from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1687.052 miles
• 2715.047 kilometers
• 1466.008 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
• 1683.963 miles
• 2710.076 kilometers
• 1463.324 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Dane County Regional Airport
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSN
ICAO Code: KMSN
Coordinates: 43°8′23″N, 89°20′15″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 192 kg (423 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Madison (MSN).

Distance:
1687
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1687

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