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How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Salt Lake City, UT?

The distance between Salt Lake City (Salt Lake City International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 590 miles / 949 kilometers / 512 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 710 miles / 1143 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 21 minutes.

Salt Lake City International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport

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Distance from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 589.658 miles
  • 948.963 kilometers
  • 512.399 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
  • 589.879 miles
  • 949.318 kilometers
  • 512.591 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 Salt Lake City to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Salt Lake City International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

What is the time difference between Salt Lake City and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Salt Lake City and Los Angeles is 1 hour. Los Angeles is 1 hour behind Salt Lake City.

Flight carbon footprint between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles generates about 111 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 111 kilograms equals 246 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″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 Salt Lake City (SLC) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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