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

Distance from St Louis to Los Angeles (St. Louis Lambert International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1592 miles / 2562 kilometers / 1383 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from St Louis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between St Louis and Los Angeles. 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 (STL) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (384 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

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

St Louis to Los Angeles flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

St Louis (STL) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1592

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