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Distance between Panama City (PTY) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Panama City to Los Angeles (Tocumen International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 3010 miles / 4844 kilometers / 2616 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from Panama City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3009.966 miles
  • 4844.071 kilometers
  • 2615.589 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
  • 3010.770 miles
  • 4845.365 kilometers
  • 2616.288 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Tocumen International Airport (PTY) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 6 hours 11 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Panama City and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Panama City.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 341 kg (751 pounds).

Airport information


A Tocumen International Airport
City: Panama City
Country: Panama Flag of Panama
IATA Code: PTY
ICAO Code: MPTO
Coordinates: 9°4′16″N, 79°23′0″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

Panama City to Los Angeles flight path

Shortest flight path between Tocumen International Airport (PTY) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Panama City (PTY) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3010

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