The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport is:

12 hours, 49 minutes

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Flying time from LAX to GRU

The total flight duration from LAX to GRU is 12 hours, 49 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 GRU.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from LAX to GRU ("as the crow flies"), which is about 6,156 miles or 9 907 kilometers.

Your trip begins at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California.
It ends at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Your flight direction from LAX to GRU is Southeast (119 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.

Los Angeles International Airport

City: Los Angeles
State: California
Zip code: 90009
Country: United States
Category: airports

São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport

City: Sao Paulo
Country: Brazil
Category: airports

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