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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Raleigh–Durham International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 2238 miles / 3602 kilometers / 1945 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2238.457 miles
  • 3602.448 kilometers
  • 1945.166 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
  • 2233.541 miles
  • 3594.536 kilometers
  • 1940.894 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 4 hours 44 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Raleigh and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Raleigh.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′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

Map

Flight map from Raleigh to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
2238
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2238

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