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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Distance from Los Angeles to Rapid City (Los Angeles International Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 1078 miles / 1735 kilometers / 937 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) is 2 hours 32 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

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 Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Map

Los Angeles to Rapid City flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Rapid City (RAP).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1078

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