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How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Honolulu, HI?

The distance between Honolulu (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 2556 miles / 4113 kilometers / 2221 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 20 minutes.

Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport

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Distance from Honolulu to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Honolulu to Los Angeles. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2555.812 miles
  • 4113.181 kilometers
  • 2220.940 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 2552.673 miles
  • 4108.129 kilometers
  • 2218.212 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 Honolulu to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 5 hours and 20 minutes.

What is the time difference between Honolulu and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Honolulu and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours ahead of Honolulu.

Flight carbon footprint between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Honolulu to Los Angeles generates about 282 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 282 kilograms equals 621 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Honolulu to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″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