Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to New York.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
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).
|A||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City:||Los Angeles, CA|
|B||New York John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City:||New York, NY|
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.
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 272 kg (600 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → New York (JFK).