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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Vancouver (YVR)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Vancouver (Los Angeles International Airport – Vancouver International Airport) is 1081 miles / 1739 kilometers / 939 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Vancouver (YVR) is 1279 miles / 2059 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

How far is Vancouver from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1080.687 miles
  • 1739.197 kilometers
  • 939.091 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
  • 1081.738 miles
  • 1740.889 kilometers
  • 940.005 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 Vancouver International Airport
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YVR
ICAO Code: CYVR
Coordinates: 49°11′38″N, 123°11′2″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Vancouver.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Vancouver (YVR).

Distance:
1081
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1081

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