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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Amsterdam (AMS)

Distance from Los Angeles to Amsterdam (Los Angeles International Airport – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol) is 5578 miles / 8977 kilometers / 4847 nautical miles.

How far is Amsterdam from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5578.340 miles
  • 8977.468 kilometers
  • 4847.445 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
  • 5564.977 miles
  • 8955.963 kilometers
  • 4835.833 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 (LAX) to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is 11 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Amsterdam is 9 hours. Amsterdam is 9 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 668 kg (1 473 pounds).

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 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
City: Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands Flag of Netherlands
IATA Code: AMS
ICAO Code: EHAM
Coordinates: 52°18′30″N, 4°45′50″E

Map

Los Angeles to Amsterdam flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Amsterdam (AMS).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5578

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