Map of flight path and driving directions from Portland to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Portland International Airport (PDX) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from Portland?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Portland and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 833.559 miles
- 1341.483 kilometers
- 724.343 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
- 834.558 miles
- 1343.092 kilometers
- 725.211 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Portland and Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (304 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Portland (PDX) → Los Angeles (LAX).