Map of flight path from São Paulo to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from São Paulo?
There are several ways to calculate distances between São Paulo and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6156.150 miles
- 9907.363 kilometers
- 5349.548 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
- 6163.124 miles
- 9918.587 kilometers
- 5355.608 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between São Paulo and Los Angeles is 4 hours. Los Angeles is 4 hours behind São Paulo.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 747 kg (1 646 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
São Paulo (GRU) → Los Angeles (LAX).