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

Distance from Los Angeles to London (Los Angeles International Airport – Gatwick Airport) is 5480 miles / 8819 kilometers / 4762 nautical miles.

How far is London from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and London. 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 (LAX) to Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 10 hours 52 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 655 kg (1 444 pounds).

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 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

Los Angeles to London flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → London (LGW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5480

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