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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Miami, FL (MIA)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Miami (Los Angeles International Airport – Miami International Airport) is 2342 miles / 3769 kilometers / 2035 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Miami (MIA) is 2750 miles / 4426 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Miami International Airport (MIA).

How far is Miami from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2341.869 miles
  • 3768.873 kilometers
  • 2035.028 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
  • 2337.992 miles
  • 3762.633 kilometers
  • 2031.659 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 Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Miami, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 257 kg (566 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Miami (MIA).

Distance:
2342
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2342

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