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).
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 17 hours. Tokyo is 17 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 651 kg (1 436 pounds).
Los Angeles to Tokyo flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Tokyo (NRT).