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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Wollongong (WOL)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Wollongong (Los Angeles International Airport – Shellharbour Airport) is 7528 miles / 12115 kilometers / 6541 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 14 hours 45 minutes.

Los Angeles – Wollongong

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7528
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12115
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6541
Nautical miles

How far is Wollongong 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)
  • 7527.781 miles
  • 12114.790 kilometers
  • 6541.463 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
  • 7534.348 miles
  • 12125.358 kilometers
  • 6547.170 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 Shellharbour Airport is 14 hours 45 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Los Angeles to Wollongong generates about 930 kg of CO2 per passenger, 930 kilograms is equal to 2 050 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Wollongong

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Shellharbour Airport (WOL).

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 Shellharbour Airport
City: Wollongong
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: WOL
ICAO Code: YWOL
Coordinates: 34°33′39″S, 150°47′20″E