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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and London (LGW)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to London (Los Angeles International Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 5480 miles / 8819 kilometers / 4762 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 52 minutes.

Los Angeles – London

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8819
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4762
Nautical miles

How far is London 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)
  • 5479.679 miles
  • 8818.689 kilometers
  • 4761.711 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
  • 5466.600 miles
  • 8797.640 kilometers
  • 4750.346 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 London Gatwick Airport is 10 hours 52 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Los Angeles and London is 8 hours. London is 8 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to London generates about 647 kg of CO2 per passenger, 647 kilograms is equal to 1 426 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to London

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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 London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W