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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 22 hours 55 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A 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

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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Vancouver and Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Vancouver

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Vancouver (YVR) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
1081
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1081

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