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).
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).