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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and São Paulo (GRU)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to São Paulo (Los Angeles International Airport – São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport) is 6156 miles / 9907 kilometers / 5350 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 9 minutes.

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).

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 São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport
City: São Paulo
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: GRU
ICAO Code: SBGR
Coordinates: 23°26′8″S, 46°28′23″W

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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

São Paulo

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 738 kg (1 627 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → São Paulo (GRU).

Distance:
6156
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6156

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