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Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Atlanta to San Diego (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1892 miles / 3044 kilometers / 1644 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to San Diego (SAN) is 2148 miles / 3457 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Atlanta?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1891.531 miles
  • 3044.123 kilometers
  • 1643.695 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
  • 1887.531 miles
  • 3037.687 kilometers
  • 1640.220 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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

B San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Atlanta and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Atlanta.

Time Difference

Atlanta, GA

 EDT

San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 209 kg (460 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Atlanta (ATL) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
1892
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1892

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