Air Miles Calculator logo

Distance between Tampa, FL (TPA) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Tampa to Los Angeles (Tampa International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2158 miles / 3473 kilometers / 1875 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Tampa (TPA) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2514 miles / 4046 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 35 minutes.

Tampa – Los Angeles

Distance arrow
2158
Miles
Distance arrow
3473
Kilometers
Distance arrow
1875
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Tampa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2157.873 miles
  • 3472.760 kilometers
  • 1875.140 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
  • 2153.941 miles
  • 3466.432 kilometers
  • 1871.723 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).

How long does it take to fly from Tampa to Los Angeles?

Estimated flight time from Tampa International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours 35 minutes.

What is the time difference between Tampa and Los Angeles?

The time difference between Tampa and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Tampa.
Tampa time to Los Angeles time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average flying from Tampa to Los Angeles generates about 236 kg of CO2 per passenger, 236 kilograms is equal to 519 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Tampa to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″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

Airlines flying from Tampa (TPA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Delta Air Lines