# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Providence, RI (PVD)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Providence (Los Angeles International Airport – Providence T. F. Green Airport) is 2593 miles / 4172 kilometers / 2253 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Providence (PVD) is 2973 miles / 4785 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Providence T. F. Green Airport (PVD).

## How far is Providence from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2592.504 miles
• 4172.231 kilometers
• 2252.824 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
• 2586.822 miles
• 4163.087 kilometers
• 2247.887 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 Providence T. F. Green Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 290 kg (640 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Providence (PVD).

Distance:
2593
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2593

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