# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Thunder Bay (YQT)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Thunder Bay (Los Angeles International Airport – Thunder Bay International Airport) is 1797 miles / 2893 kilometers / 1562 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Thunder Bay (YQT) is 2283 miles / 3674 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT).

## How far is Thunder Bay from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1797.370 miles
• 2892.587 kilometers
• 1561.872 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
• 1794.874 miles
• 2888.570 kilometers
• 1559.703 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 Thunder Bay International Airport
City: Thunder Bay
IATA Code: YQT
ICAO Code: CYQT
Coordinates: 48°22′18″N, 89°19′26″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Thunder Bay is 3 hours. Thunder Bay is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 200 kg (441 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Thunder Bay (YQT).

Distance:
1797
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1797

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