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Distance between Cleveland, OH (CLE) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Cleveland to Los Angeles (Cleveland Hopkins International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2053 miles / 3303 kilometers / 1784 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Cleveland (CLE) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2351 miles / 3784 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 26 minutes.

Cleveland – Los Angeles

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2053
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3303
Kilometers
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1784
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Cleveland?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2052.616 miles
  • 3303.365 kilometers
  • 1783.674 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
  • 2048.307 miles
  • 3296.431 kilometers
  • 1779.930 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 Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours 23 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Cleveland to Los Angeles generates about 223 kg of CO2 per passenger, 223 kilograms is equal to 492 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
City: Cleveland, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLE
ICAO Code: KCLE
Coordinates: 41°24′42″N, 81°50′59″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 Cleveland (CLE) to Los Angeles (LAX)

United Airlines