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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 50 hours 56 minutes.

Watertown – San Francisco

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2437
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3922
Kilometers
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2118
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Watertown?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Watertown International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 5 hours 6 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Watertown and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Watertown.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Watertown to San Francisco generates about 268 kg of CO2 per passenger, 268 kilograms is equal to 590 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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