# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Fort Myers (Los Angeles International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 2238 miles / 3602 kilometers / 1945 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 2674 miles / 4304 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 24 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Fort Myers.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

## How far is Fort Myers from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2238.213 miles
• 3602.054 kilometers
• 1944.954 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
• 2234.399 miles
• 3595.916 kilometers
• 1941.639 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 245 kg (540 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
2238
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2238

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