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Distance between Asheville, NC (AVL) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Asheville to San Francisco (Asheville Regional Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2205 miles / 3549 kilometers / 1916 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Asheville (AVL) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2595 miles / 4176 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Asheville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2205.196 miles
  • 3548.919 kilometers
  • 1916.263 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
  • 2200.165 miles
  • 3540.823 kilometers
  • 1911.891 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 Asheville Regional Airport
City: Asheville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVL
ICAO Code: KAVL
Coordinates: 35°26′10″N, 82°32′30″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 Asheville and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Asheville.

Time Difference

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San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 241 kg (531 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Asheville (AVL) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
2205
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2205

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