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Distance between Charlotte, NC (CLT) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Charlotte to Los Angeles (Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2125 miles / 3420 kilometers / 1847 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Charlotte (CLT) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2425 miles / 3902 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 56 minutes.

Charlotte – Los Angeles

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2125
Miles
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3420
Kilometers
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1847
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Charlotte?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2125.100 miles
  • 3420.017 kilometers
  • 1846.661 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
  • 2120.453 miles
  • 3412.539 kilometers
  • 1842.624 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).

How long does it take to fly from Charlotte to Los Angeles?

Estimated flight time from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours 31 minutes.

What is the time difference between Charlotte and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Charlotte and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Charlotte.
Charlotte time to Los Angeles time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average flying from Charlotte to Los Angeles generates about 232 kg of CO2 per passenger, 232 kilograms is equal to 511 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″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 Charlotte (CLT) to Los Angeles (LAX)

American Airlines