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Distance between Vancouver (YVR) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Vancouver to Los Angeles (Vancouver International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1081 miles / 1739 kilometers / 939 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Vancouver (YVR) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1278 miles / 2056 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 23 minutes.

Vancouver – Los Angeles

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1081
Miles
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1739
Kilometers
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939
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Vancouver?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1080.687 miles
  • 1739.197 kilometers
  • 939.091 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
  • 1081.738 miles
  • 1740.889 kilometers
  • 940.005 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 Vancouver International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Vancouver and Los Angeles.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Vancouver to Los Angeles generates about 156 kg of CO2 per passenger, 156 kilograms is equal to 343 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Vancouver International Airport
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YVR
ICAO Code: CYVR
Coordinates: 49°11′38″N, 123°11′2″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 Vancouver (YVR) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Air Canada
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
United Airlines
WestJet