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Distance between Asheville, NC (AVL) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Asheville to Sacramento (Asheville Regional Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 2153 miles / 3465 kilometers / 1871 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Asheville (AVL) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2580 miles / 4152 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Asheville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2153.285 miles
  • 3465.376 kilometers
  • 1871.153 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
  • 2148.365 miles
  • 3457.458 kilometers
  • 1866.878 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 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 Asheville and Sacramento is 3 hours. Sacramento is 3 hours behind Asheville.

Time Difference

Asheville, NC

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Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 235 kg (518 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Asheville (AVL) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
2153
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2153

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