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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and State College, PA (SCE)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to State College (Los Angeles International Airport – University Park Airport) is 2261 miles / 3639 kilometers / 1965 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to State College (SCE) is 2584 miles / 4159 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 44 minutes.

Los Angeles – State College

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2261
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3639
Kilometers
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1965
Nautical miles

How far is State College from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2260.890 miles
  • 3638.550 kilometers
  • 1964.660 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
  • 2256.007 miles
  • 3630.691 kilometers
  • 1960.416 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 to State College is 4 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and State College is 3 hours. State College is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles time to State College time converter

Time in Los Angeles: 00:00 ⇆ Time in State College: 00:00

Current local times

Los Angeles, CA

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State College, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to State College generates about 247 kg of CO2 per passenger, 247 kilograms is equal to 545 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to State College

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and University Park Airport (SCE).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination University Park Airport
City: State College, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SCE
ICAO Code: KUNV
Coordinates: 40°50′57″N, 77°50′55″W