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Distance between Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Albuquerque to San Francisco (Albuquerque International Sunport – San Francisco International Airport) is 896 miles / 1442 kilometers / 779 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Albuquerque (ABQ) to San Francisco (SFO) is 1082 miles / 1741 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Albuquerque to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Albuquerque?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Albuquerque and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 896.243 miles
  • 1442.364 kilometers
  • 778.814 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
  • 894.344 miles
  • 1439.307 kilometers
  • 777.164 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).

Airport information


A Albuquerque International Sunport
City: Albuquerque, NM
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ABQ
ICAO Code: KABQ
Coordinates: 35°2′24″N, 106°36′32″W

B San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Albuquerque and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Albuquerque.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 143 kg (316 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Albuquerque (ABQ) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
896
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
896

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