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).
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.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 679 kg (1 497 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Cologne (CGN).