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

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.

Map of flight path from Tokyo to Los Angeles.

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

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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Tokyo

 JST

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 651 kg (1 436 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tokyo (NRT) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Air miles:
5451
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5451

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