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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and San Jose (SJO)

Distance from Los Angeles to San Jose (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2722 miles / 4380 kilometers / 2365 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2721.539 miles
  • 4379.893 kilometers
  • 2364.953 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
  • 2722.869 miles
  • 4382.034 kilometers
  • 2366.109 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is 5 hours 39 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA

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San Jose

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 322 kg (710 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

Map

Los Angeles to San Jose flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → San Jose (SJO).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2722

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