Map of flight path from Los Angeles to São Paulo.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU).
How far is São Paulo from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and São Paulo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6156.150 miles
- 9907.363 kilometers
- 5349.548 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
- 6163.124 miles
- 9918.587 kilometers
- 5355.608 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and São Paulo is 4 hours. São Paulo is 4 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 738 kg (1 627 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → São Paulo (GRU).