# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Valparaiso, FL (VPS)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Valparaiso (Los Angeles International Airport – Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport) is 1875 miles / 3018 kilometers / 1630 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Valparaiso (VPS) is 2142 miles / 3448 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS).

## How far is Valparaiso from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1875.248 miles
• 3017.919 kilometers
• 1629.546 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
• 1871.517 miles
• 3011.915 kilometers
• 1626.304 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 Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport
City: Valparaiso, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: VPS
ICAO Code: KVPS
Coordinates: 30°28′59″N, 86°31′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Valparaiso is 2 hours. Valparaiso is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 206 kg (455 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Valparaiso (VPS).

Distance:
1875
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1875

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