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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 38 hours 56 minutes.

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).

How far is Los Angeles from Cleveland?

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

Airport information


A 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

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 Cleveland and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Cleveland.

Time Difference

Cleveland, OH

 EST

Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 223 kg (492 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cleveland (CLE) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
2053
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2053

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