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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Newark, NJ (EWR)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Newark (Los Angeles International Airport – New York Newark Liberty International Airport) is 2454 miles / 3950 kilometers / 2133 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Newark (EWR) is 2800 miles / 4506 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

How far is Newark from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2454.210 miles
  • 3949.668 kilometers
  • 2132.650 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
  • 2448.834 miles
  • 3941.016 kilometers
  • 2127.978 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 New York Newark Liberty International Airport
City: Newark, NJ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EWR
ICAO Code: KEWR
Coordinates: 40°41′33″N, 74°10′7″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Newark is 3 hours. Newark is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Newark, NJ

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 270 kg (595 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Newark (EWR).

Distance:
2454
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2454

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