Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Melbourne.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Melbourne Airport (MEL).
How far is Melbourne from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Melbourne. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 7921.181 miles
- 12747.904 kilometers
- 6883.318 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
- 7927.401 miles
- 12757.914 kilometers
- 6888.723 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 Melbourne is 17 hours. Melbourne is 17 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 987 kg (2 176 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Melbourne (MEL).