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Distance between Watertown, NY (ART) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Watertown to San Francisco (Watertown International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2437 miles / 3922 kilometers / 2118 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Watertown (ART) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2871 miles / 4620 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Watertown International Airport (ART) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Watertown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2437.022 miles
  • 3922.007 kilometers
  • 2117.714 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
  • 2431.132 miles
  • 3912.528 kilometers
  • 2112.596 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 Watertown International Airport
City: Watertown, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ART
ICAO Code: KART
Coordinates: 43°59′30″N, 76°1′18″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 Watertown and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Watertown.

Time Difference

Watertown, NY

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San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (590 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Watertown (ART) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
2437
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2437

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