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

Distance from Los Angeles International Airport to Sydney Airport is 7488 miles / 12051 kilometers / 6507 nautical miles.

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Sydney Airport (SYD) is 14 hours 40 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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

Map

Flight map from Los Angeles to Sydney.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Sydney (SYD).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7488

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