# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Baltimore, MD (BWI)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Baltimore (Los Angeles International Airport – Baltimore–Washington International Airport) is 2329 miles / 3748 kilometers / 2024 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Baltimore (BWI) is 2652 miles / 4268 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 43 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Baltimore.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI).

## How far is Baltimore from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2328.997 miles
• 3748.157 kilometers
• 2023.843 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
• 2323.878 miles
• 3739.918 kilometers
• 2019.394 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Baltimore–Washington International Airport
City: Baltimore, MD
Country: United States
IATA Code: BWI
ICAO Code: KBWI
Coordinates: 39°10′31″N, 76°40′5″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 255 kg (563 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Baltimore (BWI).

Distance:
2329
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2329

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