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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Golfito (GLF)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Golfito (Los Angeles International Airport – Golfito Airport) is 2836 miles / 4563 kilometers / 2464 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Golfito (GLF) is 3646 miles / 5868 kilometers and travel time by car is about 68 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Golfito Airport (GLF).

How far is Golfito from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2835.535 miles
  • 4563.351 kilometers
  • 2464.012 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
  • 2837.192 miles
  • 4566.019 kilometers
  • 2465.453 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 Golfito Airport
City: Golfito
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: GLF
ICAO Code: MRGF
Coordinates: 8°39′14″N, 83°10′55″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Golfito is 2 hours. Golfito is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Golfito

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 315 kg (694 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Golfito (GLF).

Distance:
2836
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2836

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