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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Melbourne (MEL)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Melbourne (Los Angeles International Airport – Melbourne Airport) is 7921 miles / 12748 kilometers / 6883 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 15 hours 29 minutes.

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).

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 Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Melbourne is 19 hours. Melbourne is 19 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Melbourne

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 987 kg (2 176 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Melbourne (MEL).

Distance:
7921
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7921

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