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

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.

How far is Los Angeles from Salt Lake City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Salt Lake City and Los Angeles. 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (246 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

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

Salt Lake City to Los Angeles flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
590

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