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Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Atlanta to Los Angeles (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1946 miles / 3133 kilometers / 1691 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2199 miles / 3539 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 22 minutes.

Atlanta – Los Angeles

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1946
Miles
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3133
Kilometers
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1691
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Atlanta?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1946.457 miles
  • 3132.519 kilometers
  • 1691.425 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
  • 1942.270 miles
  • 3125.781 kilometers
  • 1687.787 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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours 11 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Atlanta and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Atlanta.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Atlanta to Los Angeles generates about 213 kg of CO2 per passenger, 213 kilograms is equal to 469 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″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