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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Tokyo (NRT)

Distance from Los Angeles to Tokyo (Los Angeles International Airport – Narita International Airport) is 5451 miles / 8773 kilometers / 4737 nautical miles.

How far is Tokyo from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5451.139 miles
  • 8772.757 kilometers
  • 4736.910 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
  • 5439.376 miles
  • 8753.827 kilometers
  • 4726.689 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Narita International Airport (NRT) is 10 hours 49 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Tokyo is 16 hours. Tokyo is 16 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 651 kg (1 436 pounds).

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 Narita International Airport
City: Tokyo
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: NRT
ICAO Code: RJAA
Coordinates: 35°45′52″N, 140°23′9″E

Los Angeles to Tokyo flight path

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Narita International Airport (NRT).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Tokyo (NRT).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5451

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