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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Distance from Los Angeles to Boston (Los Angeles International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 2611 miles / 4202 kilometers / 2269 nautical miles.

How far is Boston from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2611.132 miles
  • 4202.210 kilometers
  • 2269.012 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
  • 2605.431 miles
  • 4193.035 kilometers
  • 2264.058 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 Logan International Airport (BOS) is 5 hours 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Los Angeles, CA

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Boston, MA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 308 kg (679 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 Logan International Airport
City: Boston, MA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BOS
ICAO Code: KBOS
Coordinates: 42°21′51″N, 71°0′18″W

Map

Los Angeles to Boston flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Boston (BOS).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2611

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