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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Mexico City (MEX)

Distance from Los Angeles to Mexico City (Los Angeles International Airport – Mexico City International Airport) is 1553 miles / 2499 kilometers / 1349 nautical miles.

How far is Mexico City from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1552.783 miles
  • 2498.962 kilometers
  • 1349.331 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
  • 1553.431 miles
  • 2500.005 kilometers
  • 1349.895 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Mexico City International Airport (MEX) is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Mexico City is 2 hours. Mexico City is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA

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Mexico City

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (374 pounds).

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 Mexico City International Airport
City: Mexico City
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: MEX
ICAO Code: MMMX
Coordinates: 19°26′10″N, 99°4′19″W

Map

Los Angeles to Mexico City flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Mexico City (MEX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1553

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