# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Panama City Beach, FL (ECP)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Panama City Beach (Los Angeles International Airport – Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport) is 1920 miles / 3089 kilometers / 1668 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Panama City Beach (ECP) is 2198 miles / 3538 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 32 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Panama City Beach.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP).

## How far is Panama City Beach from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1919.726 miles
• 3089.500 kilometers
• 1668.196 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
• 1915.919 miles
• 3083.373 kilometers
• 1664.888 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 Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
City: Panama City Beach, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: ECP
ICAO Code: KECP
Coordinates: 30°20′30″N, 85°47′50″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Panama City Beach is 2 hours. Panama City Beach is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 210 kg (463 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Panama City Beach (ECP).

Distance:
1920
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1920

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