How far is Los Angeles from Shanghai?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Shanghai and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6484.551 miles
- 10435.872 kilometers
- 5634.920 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
- 6471.760 miles
- 10415.288 kilometers
- 5623.806 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).
Estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 12 hours 46 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Shanghai and Los Angeles is 15 hours. Los Angeles is 15 hours behind Shanghai.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 792 kg (1 746 pounds).
Shanghai to Los Angeles flight path
Shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Shanghai (PVG) → Los Angeles (LAX).