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

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

How far is Los Angeles from Zurich?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Zurich and Los Angeles. Here are two common 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 – the shortest distance between two points).

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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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 752 kg (1 658 pounds).

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

Zurich to Los Angeles flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Zurich (ZRH) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5938

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