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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Rochester, NY (ROC)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Rochester (Los Angeles International Airport – Greater Rochester International Airport) is 2272 miles / 3656 kilometers / 1974 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Rochester (ROC) is 2614 miles / 4207 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 46 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Rochester.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).

How far is Rochester from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2271.547 miles
  • 3655.700 kilometers
  • 1973.920 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
  • 2266.796 miles
  • 3648.055 kilometers
  • 1969.792 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Greater Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROC
ICAO Code: KROC
Coordinates: 43°7′8″N, 77°40′20″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Rochester, NY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 249 kg (548 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Rochester (ROC).

Distance:
2272
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2272

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