# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and St Petersburg, FL (PIE)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to St Petersburg (Los Angeles International Airport – St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport) is 2151 miles / 3461 kilometers / 1869 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to St Petersburg (PIE) is 2559 miles / 4118 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 39 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to St Petersburg.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport (PIE).

## How far is St Petersburg from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2150.561 miles
• 3460.993 kilometers
• 1868.787 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
• 2146.658 miles
• 3454.711 kilometers
• 1865.395 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 St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport
City: St Petersburg, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: PIE
ICAO Code: KPIE
Coordinates: 27°54′36″N, 82°41′14″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and St Petersburg is 3 hours. St Petersburg is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 235 kg (517 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → St Petersburg (PIE).

Distance:
2151
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2151

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