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Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Honolulu to Los Angeles (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2556 miles / 4113 kilometers / 2221 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 20 minutes.

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).

How far is Los Angeles from Honolulu?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Honolulu and Los Angeles. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

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 Honolulu and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours ahead of Honolulu.

Time Difference

Honolulu, HI

 HST

Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 282 kg (621 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Honolulu (HNL) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
2556
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2556

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