# 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Golfito Airport
City: Golfito
Country: 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 1 hour. Golfito is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

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## 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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