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Distance between Zurich (ZRH) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Zurich Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 5938 miles / 9556 kilometers / 5160 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5938.096 miles
  • 9556.439 kilometers
  • 5160.064 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
  • 5924.223 miles
  • 9534.112 kilometers
  • 5148.009 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 Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 11 hours 44 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Zurich and Los Angeles is 9 hours. Los Angeles is 9 hours behind Zurich.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″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

Flight map from Zurich to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Zurich (ZRH) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5938

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