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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Sitka, AK (SIT)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Sitka (Los Angeles International Airport – Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport) is 1784 miles / 2871 kilometers / 1550 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sitka (SIT) is 2696 miles / 4339 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT).

How far is Sitka from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1784.190 miles
  • 2871.375 kilometers
  • 1550.419 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
  • 1783.891 miles
  • 2870.895 kilometers
  • 1550.159 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 Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
City: Sitka, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SIT
ICAO Code: PASI
Coordinates: 57°2′49″N, 135°21′43″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Sitka, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (438 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Sitka (SIT).

Distance:
1784
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1784

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