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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale (Palm Beach International Airport – Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 42 miles / 68 kilometers / 37 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 34 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) is 49 miles / 79 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

How far is Fort Lauderdale from West Palm Beach?

There are several ways to calculate distances between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 42.185 miles
  • 67.890 kilometers
  • 36.658 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
  • 42.336 miles
  • 68.134 kilometers
  • 36.789 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

B Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 31 kg (69 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Fort Lauderdale (FLL).

Distance:
42
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
42

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