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How far is Newark, NJ, from Los Angeles, CA?

The distance between Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) and Newark (New York Newark Liberty International Airport) is 2454 miles / 3950 kilometers / 2133 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Newark (EWR) is 2800 miles / 4506 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 48 minutes.

Los Angeles International Airport – New York Newark Liberty International Airport

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Distance from Los Angeles to Newark

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Los Angeles to Newark. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Newark?

The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to New York Newark Liberty International Airport is 5 hours and 8 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Newark?

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

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

On average, flying from Los Angeles to Newark generates about 270 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 270 kilograms equals 595 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Newark (EWR)

United Airlines
Virgin America