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Distance between Miami, FL (MIA) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Miami to Los Angeles (Miami International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2342 miles / 3769 kilometers / 2035 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Miami (MIA) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2749 miles / 4424 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 44 minutes.

Miami – Los Angeles

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2342
Miles
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3769
Kilometers
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2035
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Miami?

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

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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Miami to Los Angeles is 4 hours 56 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Miami time to Los Angeles time converter

Time in Miami: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Los Angeles: 00:00

Current local times

Miami, FL

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Miami to Los Angeles generates about 257 kg of CO2 per passenger, 257 kilograms is equal to 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

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