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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh (Los Angeles International Airport – Pittsburgh International Airport) is 2136 miles / 3437 kilometers / 1856 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Pittsburgh (PIT) is 2428 miles / 3908 kilometers and travel time by car is about 40 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).

How far is Pittsburgh from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2135.918 miles
  • 3437.427 kilometers
  • 1856.062 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
  • 2131.330 miles
  • 3430.043 kilometers
  • 1852.075 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Pittsburgh, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 233 kg (514 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Pittsburgh (PIT).

Distance:
2136
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2136

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