# 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 / 3903 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 7 minutes.

## 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).

## How far is Los Angeles from Charlotte?

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

## Airport information

A Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

B Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: 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 Charlotte and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Charlotte.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 232 kg (511 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charlotte (CLT) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
2125
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2125

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