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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Sydney (SYD)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Sydney (Los Angeles International Airport – Sydney Airport) is 7488 miles / 12051 kilometers / 6507 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 14 hours 40 minutes.

Los Angeles – Sydney

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7488
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12051
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6507
Nautical miles

How far is Sydney from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7487.966 miles
  • 12050.713 kilometers
  • 6506.864 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
  • 7494.448 miles
  • 12061.144 kilometers
  • 6512.497 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 to Sydney Airport is 14 hours 40 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Los Angeles and Sydney is 19 hours. Sydney is 19 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Sydney generates about 924 kg of CO2 per passenger, 924 kilograms is equal to 2 038 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Sydney

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Sydney Airport (SYD).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney (SYD)

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