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).
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.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 468 kg (1 032 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Papeete (PPT) → Los Angeles (LAX).