Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Palmdale.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).
How far is Palmdale from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Palmdale. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 50.824 miles
- 81.794 kilometers
- 44.165 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
- 50.916 miles
- 81.942 kilometers
- 44.245 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Palmdale.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 32 kg (72 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Palmdale (PMD).