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How far is Atlanta, GA, from Los Angeles, CA?

The distance between Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) and Atlanta (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 1946 miles / 3133 kilometers / 1691 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Atlanta (ATL) is 2195 miles / 3532 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 38 hours 28 minutes.

Los Angeles International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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1946
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3133
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1691
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Distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Atlanta?

The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 4 hours and 11 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Atlanta?

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

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

On average, flying from Los Angeles to Atlanta generates about 213 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 213 kilograms equals 469 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 Atlanta

See the map of the shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

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 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