Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Madrid.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD).
How far is Madrid from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Madrid. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5844.729 miles
- 9406.180 kilometers
- 5078.931 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
- 5831.664 miles
- 9385.153 kilometers
- 5067.577 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 Madrid is 9 hours. Madrid is 9 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 696 kg (1 534 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Madrid (MAD).