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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Juan Santamaría International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 2722 miles / 4380 kilometers / 2365 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2721.539 miles
  • 4379.893 kilometers
  • 2364.953 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
  • 2722.869 miles
  • 4382.034 kilometers
  • 2366.109 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 5 hours 39 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind San Jose.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″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 San Jose to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2722

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