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How far is Miami, FL, from Los Angeles, CA?

The distance between Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) and Miami (Miami International Airport) is 2342 miles / 3769 kilometers / 2035 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 4 hours and 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Miami (MIA) is 2750 miles / 4425 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 19 minutes.

Los Angeles International Airport – Miami International Airport

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2342
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3769
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2035
Nautical miles

Distance from Los Angeles to Miami

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Los Angeles to Miami. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Miami?

The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Miami International Airport is 4 hours and 56 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Miami?

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

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Miami International Airport (MIA)

On average, flying from Los Angeles to Miami generates about 257 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 257 kilograms equals 566 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Miami (MIA)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Delta Air Lines