# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Yakima, WA (YKM)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Yakima (Los Angeles International Airport – Yakima Air Terminal) is 878 miles / 1414 kilometers / 763 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Yakima (YKM) is 1042 miles / 1677 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Yakima Air Terminal (YKM).

## How far is Yakima from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 878.333 miles
• 1413.540 kilometers
• 763.250 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
• 879.501 miles
• 1415.420 kilometers
• 764.266 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 Yakima Air Terminal
City: Yakima, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: YKM
ICAO Code: KYKM
Coordinates: 46°34′5″N, 120°32′38″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Yakima.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (313 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Yakima (YKM).

Distance:
878
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
878

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