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Distance between Philipsburg (SXM) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Philipsburg to Los Angeles (Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 3565 miles / 5738 kilometers / 3098 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 15 minutes.

Philipsburg – Los Angeles

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3565
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5738
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3098
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How far is Los Angeles from Philipsburg?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3565.437 miles
  • 5738.015 kilometers
  • 3098.280 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
  • 3560.978 miles
  • 5730.839 kilometers
  • 3094.406 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 7 hours 15 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Philipsburg and Los Angeles is 4 hours. Los Angeles is 4 hours behind Philipsburg.
Philipsburg time to Los Angeles time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Philipsburg to Los Angeles generates about 403 kg of CO2 per passenger, 403 kilograms is equal to 888 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Philipsburg to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport
City: Philipsburg
Country: Netherlands Antilles Flag of Netherlands Antilles
IATA Code: SXM
ICAO Code: TNCM
Coordinates: 18°2′27″N, 63°6′32″W
Destination 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