Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Rapid City.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).
How far is Rapid City from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1077.816 miles
- 1734.577 kilometers
- 936.597 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
- 1077.017 miles
- 1733.290 kilometers
- 935.902 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Rapid City is 1 hour. Rapid City is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Rapid City, SD
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Rapid City (RAP).