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Distance between Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Phoenix to Los Angeles (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 370 miles / 596 kilometers / 322 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 394 miles / 634 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 46 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phoenix to Los Angeles.

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from Phoenix?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Phoenix and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 370.098 miles
  • 595.615 kilometers
  • 321.607 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
  • 369.319 miles
  • 594.362 kilometers
  • 320.930 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Phoenix and Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Phoenix, AZ

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 79 kg (175 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
370
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
370

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