# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Carlsbad, NM (CNM)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Carlsbad (Los Angeles International Airport – Cavern City Air Terminal) is 827 miles / 1331 kilometers / 718 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Carlsbad (CNM) is 974 miles / 1568 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Cavern City Air Terminal (CNM).

## How far is Carlsbad from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 826.833 miles
• 1330.659 kilometers
• 718.499 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
• 825.153 miles
• 1327.954 kilometers
• 717.038 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 Cavern City Air Terminal
Country: United States
IATA Code: CNM
ICAO Code: KCNM
Coordinates: 32°20′15″N, 104°15′46″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Carlsbad is 1 hour. Carlsbad is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (303 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Carlsbad (CNM).

Distance:
827
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
827

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