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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta (Los Angeles International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 1946 miles / 3133 kilometers / 1691 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Atlanta (ATL) is 2239 miles / 3604 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

How far is Atlanta from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1946.457 miles
  • 3132.519 kilometers
  • 1691.425 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
  • 1942.270 miles
  • 3125.781 kilometers
  • 1687.787 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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Atlanta, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 213 kg (469 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Atlanta (ATL).

Distance:
1946
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1946

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