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Distance between Baltimore, MD (BWI) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Distance from Baltimore–Washington International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 2457 miles / 3954 kilometers / 2135 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2456.803 miles
  • 3953.841 kilometers
  • 2134.904 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
  • 2450.910 miles
  • 3944.358 kilometers
  • 2129.783 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Baltimore and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Baltimore.

Time Difference

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San Francisco, CA

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Airport information


A Baltimore–Washington International Airport
City: Baltimore, MD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BWI
ICAO Code: KBWI
Coordinates: 39°10′31″N, 76°40′5″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

Map

Flight map from Baltimore to San Francisco.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Baltimore (BWI) → San Francisco (SFO).

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Air miles:
2457
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2457

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