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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Traverse City, MI (TVC)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Traverse City (Los Angeles International Airport – Cherry Capital Airport) is 1893 miles / 3047 kilometers / 1645 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Traverse City (TVC) is 2333 miles / 3755 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Cherry Capital Airport (TVC).

How far is Traverse City from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1893.321 miles
  • 3047.005 kilometers
  • 1645.251 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
  • 1889.849 miles
  • 3041.417 kilometers
  • 1642.234 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 Cherry Capital Airport
City: Traverse City, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TVC
ICAO Code: KTVC
Coordinates: 44°44′29″N, 85°34′55″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Traverse City, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 208 kg (458 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Traverse City (TVC).

Distance:
1893
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1893

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