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Distance between Amsterdam (AMS) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Amsterdam to Los Angeles (Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – Los Angeles International Airport) is 5578 miles / 8977 kilometers / 4847 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 3 minutes.

Amsterdam – Los Angeles

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4847
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Amsterdam?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5578.340 miles
  • 8977.468 kilometers
  • 4847.445 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
  • 5564.977 miles
  • 8955.963 kilometers
  • 4835.833 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 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Los Angeles International Airport is 11 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Amsterdam and Los Angeles is 9 hours. Los Angeles is 9 hours behind Amsterdam.
Amsterdam time to Los Angeles time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Amsterdam to Los Angeles generates about 660 kg of CO2 per passenger, 660 kilograms is equal to 1 455 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Amsterdam to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
City: Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands Flag of Netherlands
IATA Code: AMS
ICAO Code: EHAM
Coordinates: 52°18′30″N, 4°45′50″E
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 Amsterdam (AMS) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Delta Air Lines
KLM