Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Pittsburgh International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 2136 miles / 3437 kilometers / 1856 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2135.918 miles
  • 3437.427 kilometers
  • 1856.062 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
  • 2131.330 miles
  • 3430.043 kilometers
  • 1852.075 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 Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 4 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Pittsburgh and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Pittsburgh.

Time Difference

Pittsburgh
Los Angeles

Pittsburgh, PA

 EST

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Airport information


A Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″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

Map

Flight map from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pittsburgh (PIT) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
2136
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2136

Round trip?