Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Raleigh.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).
How far is Raleigh from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Raleigh. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2238.457 miles
- 3602.448 kilometers
- 1945.166 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
- 2233.541 miles
- 3594.536 kilometers
- 1940.894 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Raleigh is 3 hours. Raleigh is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 245 kg (540 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Raleigh (RDU).