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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

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Yakima, WA

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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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