# 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Tapachula International Airport
City: Tapachula
Country: 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.

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## 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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