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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Shanghai (PVG)

Distance from Los Angeles International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport is 6485 miles / 10436 kilometers / 5635 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6484.551 miles
  • 10435.872 kilometers
  • 5634.920 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
  • 6471.760 miles
  • 10415.288 kilometers
  • 5623.806 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) is 12 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Shanghai is 16 hours. Shanghai is 16 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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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 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E

Map

Flight map from Los Angeles to Shanghai.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Shanghai (PVG).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6485

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