# How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Providence, RI?

The distance between Providence (Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 2593 miles / 4172 kilometers / 2253 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Providence (PVD) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2975 miles / 4787 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 53 hours 26 minutes.

2593
Miles
4172
Kilometers
2253
Nautical miles
5 h 24 min
286 kg

## Distance from Providence to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Providence to Los Angeles. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Providence to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 5 hours and 24 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Providence to Los Angeles generates about 286 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 286 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W