# 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 2830 miles / 4555 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
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
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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 271 kg (598 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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