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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Beijing (PEK)

Distance from Los Angeles International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport is 6251 miles / 10059 kilometers / 5432 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6250.528 miles
  • 10059.250 kilometers
  • 5431.560 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
  • 6236.791 miles
  • 10037.143 kilometers
  • 5419.624 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is 12 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Beijing

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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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

Map

Flight map from Los Angeles to Beijing.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Beijing (PEK).

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Air miles:
6251
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6251

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