The total flight duration from Hong Kong to Los Angeles, CA is 15 hours.
This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.
If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Hong Kong and Los Angeles, CA.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Hong Kong to Los Angeles, CA ("as the crow flies"), which is about 7,254 miles or 11 674 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Hong Kong.
It ends in Los Angeles, California.
Your flight direction from Hong Kong to Los Angeles, CA is Northeast (43 degrees from North).
The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.
A long haul flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles can be challenging even for frequent flyers. Fortunately these days you can plan ahead and make your flight more bearable.
We suggest bringing a set of noise cancellation headphones, eye mask and a comfortable travel pillow. Download eBooks, magazines, movies and podcast onto your portable devices to keep you entertained. Where you sit is equally important to ensure comfort when on a long haul flight. Choose an aisle seat for easy access to the toilet or to walk around.
Some experts suggest wearing compression socks, eating light meals, using natural sleeping aid and not eating snacks or drinking alcohol. These tips may work differently for each traveler.
The best ways to reduce jetlag and stress from a long haul flight is to arrange your airport pickup in advance. You have one less thing to worry about once you arrive at your destination. It allows you to get to your accommodation to rest.
Travelmath provides an online flight time calculator for all types of travel routes. You can enter airports, cities, states, countries, or zip codes to find the flying time between any two points. The database uses the great circle distance and the average airspeed of a commercial airliner to figure out how long a typical flight would take. Find your travel time to estimate the length of a flight between airports, or ask how long it takes to fly from one city to another.