How far is Los Angeles from New York?
There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2474.884 miles
- 3982.940 kilometers
- 2150.616 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
- 2469.455 miles
- 3974.202 kilometers
- 2145.898 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 5 hours 11 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between New York and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind New York.
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 277 kg (610 pounds).
New York to Los Angeles flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (JFK) → Los Angeles (LAX).