Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Kona.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Kona International Airport (KOA).
How far is Kona from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Kona. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2503.910 miles
- 4029.652 kilometers
- 2175.838 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
- 2501.438 miles
- 4025.674 kilometers
- 2173.690 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 Kona is 3 hours. Kona is 3 hours behind Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 280 kg (617 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Kona (KOA).