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How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Miami, FL?

The distance between Miami (Miami International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 2342 miles / 3769 kilometers / 2035 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Miami (MIA) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2749 miles / 4424 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 48 hours 22 minutes.

Miami International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport

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2342
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Distance from Miami to Los Angeles

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2341.869 miles
  • 3768.873 kilometers
  • 2035.028 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
  • 2337.992 miles
  • 3762.633 kilometers
  • 2031.659 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 Miami to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Miami International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours and 56 minutes.

What is the time difference between Miami and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Miami and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Miami.

Flight carbon footprint between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Miami to Los Angeles generates about 257 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 257 kilograms equals 566 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″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

Airlines flying from Miami (MIA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Delta Air Lines