Map of flight path and driving directions from Manhattan to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from Manhattan?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Manhattan and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1257.901 miles
- 2024.395 kilometers
- 1093.086 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
- 1255.448 miles
- 2020.448 kilometers
- 1090.955 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 Manhattan and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Manhattan.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (362 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Manhattan (MHK) → Los Angeles (LAX).