# How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Mexico City?

The distance between Mexico City (Mexico City International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 1553 miles / 2499 kilometers / 1349 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Mexico City (MEX) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1917 miles / 3085 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 35 hours 52 minutes.

1553
Miles
2499
Kilometers
1349
Nautical miles
3 h 26 min
183 kg

## Distance from Mexico City to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Mexico City to Los Angeles. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1552.783 miles
• 2498.962 kilometers
• 1349.331 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1553.431 miles
• 2500.005 kilometers
• 1349.895 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 Mexico City to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Mexico City International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 3 hours and 26 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Mexico City to Los Angeles generates about 183 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 183 kilograms equals 403 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Mexico City to Los Angeles

See the map of the shortest flight path between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

## Airport information

Origin Mexico City International Airport
City: Mexico City
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: MEX
ICAO Code: MMMX
Coordinates: 19°26′10″N, 99°4′19″W
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W