# 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
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
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.

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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
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1946

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