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Distance between Puerto Vallarta (PVR) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles (Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1218 miles / 1960 kilometers / 1058 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1555 miles / 2503 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles.

Shortest flight path between Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from Puerto Vallarta?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1217.590 miles
  • 1959.521 kilometers
  • 1058.057 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
  • 1218.994 miles
  • 1961.781 kilometers
  • 1059.277 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).

Airport information


A Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
City: Puerto Vallarta
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: PVR
ICAO Code: MMPR
Coordinates: 20°40′48″N, 105°15′14″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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Puerto Vallarta and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Puerto Vallarta.

Time Difference

Puerto Vallarta

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Puerto Vallarta (PVR) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
1218
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1218

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