# 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
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
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.

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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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