Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Buffalo.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).
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).
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.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 242 kg (534 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Buffalo (BUF).