How far is Los Angeles from Washington D.C.?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2287.966 miles
- 3682.125 kilometers
- 1988.188 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
- 2282.940 miles
- 3674.035 kilometers
- 1983.820 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).
Estimated flight time from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 4 hours 49 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Washington D.C. and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 255 kg (561 pounds).
|A||Washington Dulles International Airport|
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Washington D.C. to Los Angeles flight path
Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → Los Angeles (LAX).