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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Sacramento (Los Angeles International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 373 miles / 600 kilometers / 324 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF) is 399 miles / 642 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 23 minutes.

Los Angeles – Sacramento

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373
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600
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324
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How far is Sacramento 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)
  • 372.681 miles
  • 599.772 kilometers
  • 323.851 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
  • 373.085 miles
  • 600.423 kilometers
  • 324.202 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 Sacramento is 1 hour 12 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Sacramento.

Los Angeles time to Sacramento time converter

Time in Los Angeles: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Sacramento: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento generates about 80 kg of CO2 per passenger, 80 kilograms is equal to 176 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 Sacramento

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF)

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