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Distance between Burbank, CA (BUR) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Burbank to Los Angeles (Hollywood Burbank Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 18 miles / 29 kilometers / 16 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Burbank (BUR) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 27 miles / 43 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Burbank to Los Angeles.

Shortest flight path between Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from Burbank?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 18.017 miles
  • 28.995 kilometers
  • 15.656 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
  • 18.059 miles
  • 29.063 kilometers
  • 15.693 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 Hollywood Burbank Airport
City: Burbank, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUR
ICAO Code: KBUR
Coordinates: 34°12′2″N, 118°21′32″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 Burbank and Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Burbank, CA

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Los Angeles, CA

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Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Burbank (BUR) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
18
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
18

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