# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Mexicali (MXL)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Mexicali (Los Angeles International Airport – Mexicali International Airport) is 204 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mexicali (MXL) is 253 miles / 407 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Mexicali International Airport (MXL).

## How far is Mexicali from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 204.325 miles
• 328.830 kilometers
• 177.554 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
• 204.080 miles
• 328.434 kilometers
• 177.340 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 Mexicali International Airport
City: Mexicali
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: MXL
ICAO Code: MMML
Coordinates: 32°37′50″N, 115°14′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Mexicali.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 55 kg (121 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Mexicali (MXL).

Distance:
204
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
204

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