Map of flight path from Los Angeles to London.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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)
- 5456.041 miles
- 8780.646 kilometers
- 4741.170 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
- 5443.005 miles
- 8759.668 kilometers
- 4729.842 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 London is 8 hours. London is 8 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 652 kg (1 437 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → London (LHR).