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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Distance from Los Angeles to Buffalo (Los Angeles International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 2217 miles / 3569 kilometers / 1927 nautical miles.

How far is Buffalo from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2217.386 miles
  • 3568.536 kilometers
  • 1926.855 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
  • 2212.767 miles
  • 3561.103 kilometers
  • 1922.842 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is 4 hours 41 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 246 kg (543 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Map

Los Angeles to Buffalo flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Buffalo (BUF).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
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