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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Cologne (CGN)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Cologne (Los Angeles International Airport – Cologne Bonn Airport) is 5721 miles / 9207 kilometers / 4972 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Cologne.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN).

How far is Cologne from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5721.218 miles
  • 9207.408 kilometers
  • 4971.603 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
  • 5707.593 miles
  • 9185.481 kilometers
  • 4959.763 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Cologne is 9 hours. Cologne is 9 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Cologne

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 679 kg (1 497 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Cologne (CGN).

Distance:
5721
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5721

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