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

B Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
City: Ixtapa
Country: 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.

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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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