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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 39 hours 36 minutes.

Los Angeles – Atlanta

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1946
Miles
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3133
Kilometers
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1691
Nautical miles

How far is Atlanta from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

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

On average flying from Los Angeles to Atlanta generates about 213 kg of CO2 per passenger, 213 kilograms is equal to 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

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