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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Acapulco (ACA)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Acapulco (Los Angeles International Airport – Acapulco International Airport) is 1656 miles / 2665 kilometers / 1439 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Acapulco (ACA) is 2127 miles / 3423 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Acapulco.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Acapulco International Airport (ACA).

How far is Acapulco from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Acapulco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1655.745 miles
  • 2664.663 kilometers
  • 1438.803 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
  • 1657.484 miles
  • 2667.462 kilometers
  • 1440.314 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 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

B Acapulco International Airport
City: Acapulco
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: ACA
ICAO Code: MMAA
Coordinates: 16°45′25″N, 99°45′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Acapulco

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 190 kg (418 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Acapulco (ACA).

Distance:
1656
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1656

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