Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Zurich.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).
How far is Zurich from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Zurich. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5938.096 miles
- 9556.439 kilometers
- 5160.064 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
- 5924.223 miles
- 9534.112 kilometers
- 5148.009 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Zurich is 9 hours. Zurich is 9 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 708 kg (1 561 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Zurich (ZRH).