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Distance between Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Tucson to Los Angeles (Tucson International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 451 miles / 726 kilometers / 392 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Tucson (TUS) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 509 miles / 819 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 13 minutes.

Tucson – Los Angeles

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451
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726
Kilometers
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392
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Tucson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 451.235 miles
  • 726.192 kilometers
  • 392.112 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
  • 450.448 miles
  • 724.926 kilometers
  • 391.429 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 Tucson International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Tucson and Los Angeles is 1 hour. Los Angeles is 1 hour behind Tucson.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Tucson to Los Angeles generates about 91 kg of CO2 per passenger, 91 kilograms is equal to 202 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Tucson to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″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 Tucson (TUS) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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