# 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
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
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.

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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
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1245

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