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).
How far is Los Angeles from Vancouver?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Vancouver and Los Angeles. 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Vancouver and Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Vancouver (YVR) → Los Angeles (LAX).