# 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
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
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.

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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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1784

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