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Distance between Tokyo (NRT) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Tokyo to Los Angeles (Narita International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 5451 miles / 8773 kilometers / 4737 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 49 minutes.

Tokyo – Los Angeles

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How far is Los Angeles from Tokyo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

How long does it take to fly from Tokyo to Los Angeles?

Estimated flight time from Narita International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 10 hours 49 minutes.

What is the time difference between Tokyo and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Tokyo and Los Angeles is 16 hours. Los Angeles is 16 hours behind Tokyo.
Tokyo time to Los Angeles time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Narita International Airport (NRT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average flying from Tokyo to Los Angeles generates about 643 kg of CO2 per passenger, 643 kilograms is equal to 1 418 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Tokyo to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Narita International Airport (NRT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Narita International Airport
City: Tokyo
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: NRT
ICAO Code: RJAA
Coordinates: 35°45′52″N, 140°23′9″E
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