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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Puerto Vallarta (PVR)

Distance from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta (Los Angeles International Airport – Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport) is 1218 miles / 1960 kilometers / 1058 nautical miles.

How far is Puerto Vallarta from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1217.590 miles
  • 1959.521 kilometers
  • 1058.057 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
  • 1218.994 miles
  • 1961.781 kilometers
  • 1059.277 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta is 2 hours. Puerto Vallarta is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

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 Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
City: Puerto Vallarta
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: PVR
ICAO Code: MMPR
Coordinates: 20°40′48″N, 105°15′14″W

Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta flight path

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Puerto Vallarta (PVR).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1218

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