How far is Anchorage from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1957.885 miles
- 3150.910 kilometers
- 1701.355 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
- 1951.400 miles
- 3140.474 kilometers
- 1695.720 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).