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Distance between St Louis, MO (STL) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from St Louis to Los Angeles (St. Louis Lambert International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1592 miles / 2562 kilometers / 1383 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Driving distance from St Louis (STL) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1844 miles / 2967 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 19 minutes.

St Louis – Los Angeles

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1592
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2562
Kilometers
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1383
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from St Louis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1592.048 miles
  • 2562.153 kilometers
  • 1383.452 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
  • 1588.701 miles
  • 2556.766 kilometers
  • 1380.543 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 St. Louis Lambert International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between St Louis and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind St Louis.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from St Louis to Los Angeles generates about 185 kg of CO2 per passenger, 185 kilograms is equal to 409 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from St Louis to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin St. Louis Lambert International Airport
City: St Louis, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: STL
ICAO Code: KSTL
Coordinates: 38°44′55″N, 90°22′12″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 St Louis (STL) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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