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Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles (Salt Lake City International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 590 miles / 949 kilometers / 512 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 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 – Los Angeles

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590
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949
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512
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How far is Los Angeles from Salt Lake City?

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

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?

Estimated flight time from Salt Lake City International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 1 hour 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.
Salt Lake City time to Los Angeles time converter

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, 111 kilograms is equal to 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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