# 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
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
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.

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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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