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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 Flag of 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 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

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

Time Difference

Papeete

 -10

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4095

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