How far is Los Angeles from Beijing?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6250.528 miles
- 10059.250 kilometers
- 5431.560 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
- 6236.791 miles
- 10037.143 kilometers
- 5419.624 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).
Estimated flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 12 hours 20 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Beijing and Los Angeles is 15 hours. Los Angeles is 15 hours behind Beijing.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 760 kg (1 675 pounds).
Beijing to Los Angeles flight path
Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Los Angeles (LAX).