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Distance between Sydney (SYD) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Sydney to Los Angeles (Sydney Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 7488 miles / 12051 kilometers / 6507 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

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 19 hours. Los Angeles is 19 hours behind Sydney.

Time Difference

Sydney
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Sydney

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 978 kg (2 157 pounds).

Airport information


A Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

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

Sydney to Los Angeles flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sydney (SYD) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7488

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