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

Flight 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. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) is 1559 miles / 2509 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 1 minutes.

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

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

## 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).

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

## 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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

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

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

Distance:
1218
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1218

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