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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Cavern City Air Terminal
City: Carlsbad, NM
Country: United States Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Carlsbad, NM

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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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