Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Philadelphia, PA (PNE)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Philadelphia (Los Angeles International Airport – Northeast Philadelphia Airport) is 2413 miles / 3883 kilometers / 2097 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Philadelphia (PNE) is 2731 miles / 4395 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE).

How far is Philadelphia from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2412.662 miles
• 3882.803 kilometers
• 2096.546 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
• 2407.366 miles
• 3874.280 kilometers
• 2091.944 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

Country: United States
IATA Code: PNE
ICAO Code: KPNE
Coordinates: 40°4′54″N, 75°0′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 265 kg (584 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Philadelphia (PNE).

Distance:
2413
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2413

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