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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Harrisburg (Los Angeles International Airport – Harrisburg International Airport) is 2320 miles / 3733 kilometers / 2016 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Harrisburg (MDT) is 2626 miles / 4226 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Harrisburg International Airport (MDT).

How far is Harrisburg from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2319.552 miles
  • 3732.957 kilometers
  • 2015.636 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
  • 2314.490 miles
  • 3724.811 kilometers
  • 2011.237 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 Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Harrisburg, PA

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 258 kg (569 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Harrisburg (MDT).

Air miles:
2320
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2320

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