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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Athens, GA (AHN)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Athens (Los Angeles International Airport – Athens Ben Epps Airport) is 2005 miles / 3227 kilometers / 1742 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Athens (AHN) is 2306 miles / 3711 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Athens Ben Epps Airport (AHN).

How far is Athens from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2005.097 miles
  • 3226.891 kilometers
  • 1742.382 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
  • 2000.766 miles
  • 3219.921 kilometers
  • 1738.618 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 Athens Ben Epps Airport
City: Athens, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AHN
ICAO Code: KAHN
Coordinates: 33°56′54″N, 83°19′34″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Athens is 3 hours. Athens is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Athens, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 222 kg (489 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Athens (AHN).

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Total frequent flyer miles:
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