How far is Los Angeles from Sydney?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Sydney and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 7487.966 miles
- 12050.713 kilometers
- 6506.864 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
- 7494.448 miles
- 12061.144 kilometers
- 6512.497 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 Sydney Airport (SYD) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 14 hours 40 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Sydney and Los Angeles is 17 hours. Los Angeles is 17 hours behind Sydney.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 934 kg (2 059 pounds).
Sydney to Los Angeles flight path
Shortest flight path between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Sydney (SYD) → Los Angeles (LAX).