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Distance between Harrisburg, PA (MDT) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Harrisburg to Los Angeles (Harrisburg International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2320 miles / 3733 kilometers / 2016 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Harrisburg (MDT) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2635 miles / 4240 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 8 minutes.

Harrisburg – Los Angeles

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2320
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3733
Kilometers
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2016
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Harrisburg?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2319.552 miles
  • 3732.957 kilometers
  • 2015.636 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
  • 2314.490 miles
  • 3724.811 kilometers
  • 2011.237 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).

How long does it take to fly from Harrisburg to Los Angeles?

Estimated flight time from Harrisburg International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours 53 minutes.

What is the time difference between Harrisburg and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Harrisburg and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Harrisburg.
Harrisburg time to Los Angeles time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average flying from Harrisburg to Los Angeles generates about 254 kg of CO2 per passenger, 254 kilograms is equal to 560 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Harrisburg to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W
Destination 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