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Distance between London (LHR) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from London to Los Angeles (Heathrow Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 5456 miles / 8781 kilometers / 4741 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5456.041 miles
  • 8780.646 kilometers
  • 4741.170 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
  • 5443.005 miles
  • 8759.668 kilometers
  • 4729.842 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 Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 10 hours 49 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Los Angeles is 8 hours. Los Angeles is 8 hours behind London.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 684 kg (1 508 pounds).

Airport information


A Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B 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

Map

London to Los Angeles flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
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