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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Long Beach (Los Angeles International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 17 miles / 27 kilometers / 15 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Long Beach (LGB) is 20 miles / 32 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Long Beach.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

How far is Long Beach from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 17.046 miles
  • 27.432 kilometers
  • 14.812 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
  • 17.029 miles
  • 27.406 kilometers
  • 14.798 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Long Beach, CA

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Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
17
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
17

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