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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Honolulu, HI (HNL)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Honolulu (Los Angeles International Airport – Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 2556 miles / 4113 kilometers / 2221 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 20 minutes.

Los Angeles – Honolulu

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2556
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4113
Kilometers
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2221
Nautical miles

How far is Honolulu from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2555.812 miles
  • 4113.181 kilometers
  • 2220.940 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
  • 2552.673 miles
  • 4108.129 kilometers
  • 2218.212 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is 5 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Los Angeles and Honolulu is 2 hours. Honolulu is 2 hours behind Los Angeles.
Los Angeles time to Honolulu time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Honolulu generates about 282 kg of CO2 per passenger, 282 kilograms is equal to 621 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Honolulu

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).

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 Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W