There are several ways to calculate the distance from Los Angeles to London. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
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 planet.
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).
How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to London?
The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to London Gatwick Airport is
10 hours and 52 minutes.
What is the time difference between Los Angeles and London?
The time difference between Los Angeles and London is 8 hours. London is 8 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
On average, flying from Los Angeles to London generates about 647 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 647 kilograms equals 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
See the map of the shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).