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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Knoxville (Los Angeles International Airport – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 1949 miles / 3137 kilometers / 1694 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Knoxville (TYS) is 2206 miles / 3550 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1949.229 miles
  • 3136.979 kilometers
  • 1693.833 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
  • 1944.958 miles
  • 3130.106 kilometers
  • 1690.122 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Knoxville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 215 kg (474 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
1949
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1949

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