# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Sarasota, FL (SRQ)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Sarasota (Los Angeles International Airport – Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport) is 2171 miles / 3493 kilometers / 1886 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sarasota (SRQ) is 2592 miles / 4172 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport (SRQ).

## How far is Sarasota from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2170.632 miles
• 3493.294 kilometers
• 1886.228 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
• 2166.786 miles
• 3487.104 kilometers
• 1882.886 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

City: Sarasota, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: SRQ
ICAO Code: KSRQ
Coordinates: 27°23′43″N, 82°33′15″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 237 kg (523 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Sarasota (SRQ).

Distance:
2171
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2171

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