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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Beijing Capital International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 6251 miles / 10059 kilometers / 5432 nautical miles.

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

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 16 hours. Los Angeles is 16 hours behind Beijing.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″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

Map

Flight map from Beijing to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6251

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