# 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
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
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.

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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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