How far is Calama from La Serena?

The distance between La Serena (La Florida Airport) and Calama (El Loa Airport) is 530 miles / 853 kilometers / 461 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Driving distance from La Serena (LSC) to Calama (CJC) is 683 miles / 1099 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 27 minutes.

530
Miles
853
Kilometers
461
Nautical miles
1 h 30 min
103 kg

Distance from La Serena to Calama

There are several ways to calculate the distance from La Serena to Calama. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 530.161 miles
• 853.211 kilometers
• 460.697 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 531.883 miles
• 855.982 kilometers
• 462.193 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).

How long does it take to fly from La Serena to Calama?

The estimated flight time from La Florida Airport to El Loa Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

What is the time difference between La Serena and Calama?

There is no time difference between La Serena and Calama.

Flight carbon footprint between La Florida Airport (LSC) and El Loa Airport (CJC)

On average, flying from La Serena to Calama generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 227 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from La Serena to Calama

Shortest flight path between La Florida Airport (LSC) and El Loa Airport (CJC).

Airport information

Origin La Florida Airport
City: La Serena
Country: Chile
IATA Code: LSC
ICAO Code: SCSE
Coordinates: 29°54′58″S, 71°11′58″W
Destination El Loa Airport
City: Calama
Country: Chile
IATA Code: CJC
ICAO Code: SCCF
Coordinates: 22°29′53″S, 68°54′12″W