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Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Atlanta to Sacramento (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 2092 miles / 3367 kilometers / 1818 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2540 miles / 4087 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Sacramento.

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Atlanta?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2092.169 miles
  • 3367.019 kilometers
  • 1818.045 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
  • 2087.652 miles
  • 3359.749 kilometers
  • 1814.120 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Atlanta and Sacramento is 3 hours. Sacramento is 3 hours behind Atlanta.

Time Difference

Atlanta, GA

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Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 228 kg (502 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Atlanta (ATL) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
2092
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2092

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