Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Phoenix (Los Angeles International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 370 miles / 596 kilometers / 322 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix (PHX) is 391 miles / 630 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

How far is Phoenix from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 370.098 miles
• 595.615 kilometers
• 321.607 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
• 369.319 miles
• 594.362 kilometers
• 320.930 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Phoenix.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 79 kg (175 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Phoenix (PHX).

Distance:
370
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
370

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