# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Philadelphia, PA (BBX)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Philadelphia (Los Angeles International Airport – Wings Field) is 2399 miles / 3861 kilometers / 2085 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Philadelphia (BBX) is 2710 miles / 4362 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Wings Field (BBX).

## How far is Philadelphia from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2398.952 miles
• 3860.739 kilometers
• 2084.632 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
• 2393.692 miles
• 3852.274 kilometers
• 2080.061 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 Wings Field
Country: United States
IATA Code: BBX
ICAO Code: KLOM
Coordinates: 40°8′15″N, 75°15′54″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 263 kg (581 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Philadelphia (BBX).

Distance:
2399
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2399

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