# Distance between Papeete (PPT) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Papeete to Los Angeles (Faa'a International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 4095 miles / 6590 kilometers / 3558 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 15 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Papeete to Los Angeles.

Shortest flight path between Faa'a International Airport (PPT) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

## How far is Los Angeles from Papeete?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4094.912 miles
• 6590.122 kilometers
• 3558.381 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
• 4108.149 miles
• 6611.425 kilometers
• 3569.884 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 Faa'a International Airport
City: Papeete
Country: French Polynesia
IATA Code: PPT
ICAO Code: NTAA
Coordinates: 17°33′13″S, 149°36′25″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

The time difference between Papeete and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours ahead of Papeete.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 468 kg (1 032 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Papeete (PPT) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
4095
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4095

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