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Distance between Madrid (MAD) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Madrid to Los Angeles (Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 5845 miles / 9406 kilometers / 5079 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 33 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
City: Madrid
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: MAD
ICAO Code: LEMD
Coordinates: 40°29′36″N, 3°34′0″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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Madrid and Los Angeles is 9 hours. Los Angeles is 9 hours behind Madrid.

Time Difference

Madrid

 CEST

Los Angeles, CA

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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).

Distance:
5845
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5845

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