# 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Acapulco International Airport
City: Acapulco
Country: 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.

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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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