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Distance between Nashville, TN (BNA) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Nashville to Los Angeles (Nashville International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1797 miles / 2893 kilometers / 1562 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Nashville (BNA) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2032 miles / 3270 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 9 minutes.

Nashville – Los Angeles

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1797
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2893
Kilometers
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1562
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Nashville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1797.411 miles
  • 2892.652 kilometers
  • 1561.907 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
  • 1793.478 miles
  • 2886.323 kilometers
  • 1558.490 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 Nashville International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 3 hours 54 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Nashville and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Nashville.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Nashville to Los Angeles generates about 200 kg of CO2 per passenger, 200 kilograms is equal to 441 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′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

Airlines flying from Nashville (BNA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Southwest Airlines