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Distance between Providence, RI (PVD) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Providence to Los Angeles (Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2593 miles / 4172 kilometers / 2253 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Providence (PVD) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2971 miles / 4782 kilometers and travel time by car is about 53 hours 21 minutes.

Providence – Los Angeles

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2593
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4172
Kilometers
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2253
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Providence?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2592.504 miles
  • 4172.231 kilometers
  • 2252.824 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
  • 2586.822 miles
  • 4163.087 kilometers
  • 2247.887 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 Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 5 hours 24 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Providence and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Providence.
Providence time to Los Angeles time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Providence to Los Angeles generates about 286 kg of CO2 per passenger, 286 kilograms is equal to 631 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Providence to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″W
Destination 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