Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Orlando, FL (MCO)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Orlando (Los Angeles International Airport – Orlando International Airport) is 2218 miles / 3569 kilometers / 1927 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Orlando (MCO) is 2533 miles / 4077 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Orlando.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Orlando International Airport (MCO).

How far is Orlando from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Orlando. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2217.667 miles
• 3568.990 kilometers
• 1927.100 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
• 2213.523 miles
• 3562.320 kilometers
• 1923.499 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Orlando International Airport
City: Orlando, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MCO
ICAO Code: KMCO
Coordinates: 28°25′45″N, 81°18′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Orlando is 3 hours. Orlando is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 242 kg (534 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Orlando (MCO).

Distance:
2218
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2218

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