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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Distance from Los Angeles to San Diego (Los Angeles International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 109 miles / 176 kilometers / 95 nautical miles.

How far is San Diego from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 109.109 miles
  • 175.594 kilometers
  • 94.813 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
  • 109.176 miles
  • 175.702 kilometers
  • 94.871 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 San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 42 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and San Diego.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 40 kg (88 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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Map

Los Angeles to San Diego flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → San Diego (SAN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
109

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