How far is Los Angeles from Tokyo?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Tokyo and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5451.139 miles
- 8772.757 kilometers
- 4736.910 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
- 5439.376 miles
- 8753.827 kilometers
- 4726.689 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).
Estimated flight time from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 10 hours 49 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Tokyo and Los Angeles is 17 hours. Los Angeles is 17 hours behind Tokyo.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 683 kg (1 507 pounds).
Tokyo to Los Angeles flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Tokyo (NRT) → Los Angeles (LAX).