The total flight duration from LAX to Bora Bora is 8 hours, 43 minutes.
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 LAX and Bora Bora.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from LAX to Bora Bora ("as the crow flies"), which is about 4,106 miles or 6 608 kilometers.
Your trip begins at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California.
It ends in Bora Bora, French Polynesia.
Your flight direction from LAX to Bora Bora is Southwest (-142 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.
Currently there are no non-stop flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Bora Bora Tahiti. You will need to fly into Papeete and transfer to an under one-hour flight from Papeete to Bora Bora.
Bora Bora derives from the ancient name Pora Pora. It means the first born. Today it is one of the world’s most romantic and private islands. A few resorts to look into are Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, Bora Bora Pearl Beach and Spa, The St. Regis Bora Bora and Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora.
The Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora is suitable for couples and families with kids. It is located close to Matira Beach in the heart of tropical gardens.
Four Seasons Bora Bora’s deluxe lagoon-view over-water bungalow suites will provide an experience that is out of the ordinary. You will get unobstructed views of the pristine lagoon with spacious living rooms and deck furnished with luxurious seats. You will enjoy an infinity pool with palm trees and tropical foliage near the beach.
Bora Bora offers guests a unique shopping experience. Shop for the original Tahitian pearls, exotic perfumes and Polynesian art. Discover why the author James Michener named it “the world’s most beautiful island!”
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