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

Distance from Los Angeles to London (Los Angeles International Airport – Heathrow Airport) is 5456 miles / 8781 kilometers / 4741 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)
  • 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 10 hours 49 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 684 kg (1 508 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 Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

Map

Los Angeles to London flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → London (LHR).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5456

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