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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Williston, ND (XWA)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Williston (Los Angeles International Airport – Williston Basin International Airport) is 1245 miles / 2004 kilometers / 1082 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Williston (XWA) is 1585 miles / 2551 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Williston Basin International Airport (XWA).

How far is Williston from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1245.011 miles
  • 2003.651 kilometers
  • 1081.885 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
  • 1244.814 miles
  • 2003.334 kilometers
  • 1081.714 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 Williston Basin International Airport
City: Williston, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: XWA
ICAO Code: KXWA
Coordinates: 48°15′30″N, 103°44′55″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Williston is 1 hour. Williston is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (360 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Williston (XWA).

Distance:
1245
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1245

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