# 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
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
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.

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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
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1949

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