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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Wings Field
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Philadelphia, PA

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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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