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Distance between Melbourne (MEL) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Melbourne to Los Angeles (Melbourne Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 7921 miles / 12748 kilometers / 6883 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from Melbourne?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7921.181 miles
  • 12747.904 kilometers
  • 6883.318 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
  • 7927.401 miles
  • 12757.914 kilometers
  • 6888.723 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 Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 15 hours 29 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Melbourne and Los Angeles is 17 hours. Los Angeles is 17 hours behind Melbourne.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 997 kg (2 198 pounds).

Airport information


A Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E

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

Melbourne to Los Angeles flight path

Shortest flight path between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Melbourne (MEL) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7921

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