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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Distance from Los Angeles to Birmingham (Los Angeles International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 1815 miles / 2921 kilometers / 1577 nautical miles.

How far is Birmingham from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1815.263 miles
  • 2921.383 kilometers
  • 1577.421 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
  • 1811.362 miles
  • 2915.105 kilometers
  • 1574.031 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 (LAX) to Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is 3 hours 56 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Birmingham is 2 hours. Birmingham is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles
Birmingham

Los Angeles, CA

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Birmingham, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 200 kg (440 pounds).

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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Map

Los Angeles to Birmingham flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Birmingham (BHM).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1815

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