# Distance between Portland, OR (PDX) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Portland to Los Angeles (Portland International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 834 miles / 1341 kilometers / 724 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Portland (PDX) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 978 miles / 1574 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 22 minutes.

## 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).

## Airport information

A Portland International Airport
City: Portland, OR
Country: United States
IATA Code: PDX
ICAO Code: KPDX
Coordinates: 45°35′19″N, 122°35′52″W

B Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Portland and Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (304 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Portland (PDX) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
834
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
834

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