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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Ixtapa (ZIH)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Ixtapa (Los Angeles International Airport – Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport) is 1538 miles / 2476 kilometers / 1337 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Ixtapa (ZIH) is 1919 miles / 3089 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH).

How far is Ixtapa from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1538.435 miles
  • 2475.871 kilometers
  • 1336.864 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
  • 1540.197 miles
  • 2478.708 kilometers
  • 1338.395 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 Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
City: Ixtapa
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: ZIH
ICAO Code: MMZH
Coordinates: 17°36′5″N, 101°27′39″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Ixtapa

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (401 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Ixtapa (ZIH).

Distance:
1538
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1538

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