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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Portland, ME (PWM)

Distance from Los Angeles to Portland (Los Angeles International Airport – Portland International Jetport) is 2642 miles / 4252 kilometers / 2296 nautical miles.

How far is Portland from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2642.248 miles
  • 4252.287 kilometers
  • 2296.051 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
  • 2636.536 miles
  • 4243.093 kilometers
  • 2291.087 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 Portland International Jetport (PWM) is 5 hours 30 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 296 kg (653 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 Portland International Jetport
City: Portland, ME
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PWM
ICAO Code: KPWM
Coordinates: 43°38′46″N, 70°18′33″W

Los Angeles to Portland flight path

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Portland International Jetport (PWM).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Portland (PWM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2642

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