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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Springfield (Los Angeles International Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 1635 miles / 2631 kilometers / 1421 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Springfield (SPI) is 1939 miles / 3121 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

How far is Springfield from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1634.718 miles
  • 2630.823 kilometers
  • 1420.531 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
  • 1631.358 miles
  • 2625.417 kilometers
  • 1417.612 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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Springfield is 2 hours. Springfield is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 188 kg (415 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
1635
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1635

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