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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Madrid (MAD)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Madrid (Los Angeles International Airport – Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport) is 5845 miles / 9406 kilometers / 5079 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 33 minutes.

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).

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 Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
City: Madrid
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: MAD
ICAO Code: LEMD
Coordinates: 40°29′36″N, 3°34′0″W

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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Madrid

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 696 kg (1 534 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Madrid (MAD).

Distance:
5845
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5845

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