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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 2200 miles / 3541 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 6 minutes.

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).

How far is Los Angeles from Atlanta?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Atlanta and Los Angeles. 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).

Airport information


A 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

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

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

Time Difference

Atlanta, GA

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 215 kg (474 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Atlanta (ATL) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
1946
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1946

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