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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Albany, NY (ALB)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Albany (Los Angeles International Airport – Albany International Airport) is 2468 miles / 3971 kilometers / 2144 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Albany (ALB) is 2827 miles / 4549 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Albany International Airport (ALB).

How far is Albany from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2467.554 miles
  • 3971.143 kilometers
  • 2144.246 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
  • 2462.250 miles
  • 3962.607 kilometers
  • 2139.637 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 Albany International Airport
City: Albany, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALB
ICAO Code: KALB
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N, 73°48′6″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Albany, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 276 kg (608 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Albany (ALB).

Distance:
2468
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2468

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