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Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to Los Angeles (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1756 miles / 2826 kilometers / 1526 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2069 miles / 3330 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 14 minutes.

Milwaukee – Los Angeles

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1756
Miles
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2826
Kilometers
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1526
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1755.956 miles
  • 2825.938 kilometers
  • 1525.884 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
  • 1752.636 miles
  • 2820.594 kilometers
  • 1522.999 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 Milwaukee to Los Angeles?

Estimated flight time from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 3 hours 49 minutes.

What is the time difference between Milwaukee and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Milwaukee and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Milwaukee.
Milwaukee time to Los Angeles time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average flying from Milwaukee to Los Angeles generates about 197 kg of CO2 per passenger, 197 kilograms is equal to 434 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Milwaukee to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Milwaukee (MKE) to Los Angeles (LAX)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines