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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from South Bend to Los Angeles (South Bend International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1823 miles / 2934 kilometers / 1584 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2105 miles / 3388 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1823.383 miles
  • 2934.450 kilometers
  • 1584.476 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
  • 1819.716 miles
  • 2928.550 kilometers
  • 1581.290 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between South Bend and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind South Bend.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 202 kg (445 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
1823
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1823

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