Map of flight path from Madrid to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from Madrid?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Madrid and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5844.729 miles
- 9406.180 kilometers
- 5078.931 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
- 5831.664 miles
- 9385.153 kilometers
- 5067.577 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 Madrid and Los Angeles is 9 hours. Los Angeles is 9 hours behind Madrid.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 696 kg (1 534 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Madrid (MAD) → Los Angeles (LAX).