How far is Beijing from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Beijing. Here are two common 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 – the shortest distance between two points).
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 15 hours. Beijing is 15 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 760 kg (1 675 pounds).
Los Angeles to Beijing flight path
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Beijing (PEK).