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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 41 hours 0 minutes.

Los Angeles – Athens

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2005
Miles
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3227
Kilometers
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1742
Nautical miles

How far is Athens from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Athens–Ben Epps Airport is 4 hours 17 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Los Angeles to Athens generates about 218 kg of CO2 per passenger, 218 kilograms is equal to 481 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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