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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Moscow (VKO)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Moscow (Los Angeles International Airport – Vnukovo International Airport) is 6100 miles / 9818 kilometers / 5301 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Moscow.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Vnukovo International Airport (VKO).

How far is Moscow from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6100.443 miles
  • 9817.711 kilometers
  • 5301.140 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
  • 6085.750 miles
  • 9794.066 kilometers
  • 5288.373 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 Vnukovo International Airport
City: Moscow
Country: Russia Flag of Russia
IATA Code: VKO
ICAO Code: UUWW
Coordinates: 55°35′29″N, 37°15′41″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Moscow is 11 hours. Moscow is 11 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Moscow

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 730 kg (1 610 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Moscow (VKO).

Distance:
6100
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6100

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