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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Nome, AK (OME)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Nome (Los Angeles International Airport – Nome Airport) is 2881 miles / 4637 kilometers / 2504 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Nome (OME) is 4174 miles / 6717 kilometers and travel time by car is about 147 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Nome Airport (OME).

How far is Nome from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2881.259 miles
  • 4636.938 kilometers
  • 2503.746 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
  • 2877.145 miles
  • 4630.316 kilometers
  • 2500.171 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 Nome Airport
City: Nome, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OME
ICAO Code: PAOM
Coordinates: 64°30′43″N, 165°26′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Nome is 1 hour. Nome is 1 hour behind Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Nome, AK

 AKDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 325 kg (717 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Nome (OME).

Distance:
2881
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2881

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