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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Tapachula (TAP)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Tapachula (Los Angeles International Airport – Tapachula International Airport) is 2094 miles / 3369 kilometers / 1819 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Tapachula (TAP) is 2598 miles / 4181 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Tapachula International Airport (TAP).

How far is Tapachula from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2093.525 miles
  • 3369.202 kilometers
  • 1819.224 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
  • 2094.570 miles
  • 3370.883 kilometers
  • 1820.131 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 Tapachula International Airport
City: Tapachula
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: TAP
ICAO Code: MMTP
Coordinates: 14°47′39″N, 92°22′12″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Tapachula

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 228 kg (503 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Tapachula (TAP).

Distance:
2094
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2094

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