How far is New York from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and New York. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2474.884 miles
- 3982.940 kilometers
- 2150.616 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
- 2469.455 miles
- 3974.202 kilometers
- 2145.898 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).
Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is 5 hours 11 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and New York is 3 hours. New York is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 277 kg (610 pounds).
Los Angeles to New York flight path
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → New York (JFK).