Map of flight path from Paris to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Paris?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Paris and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5583.005 miles
- 8984.976 kilometers
- 4851.499 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
- 5568.867 miles
- 8962.223 kilometers
- 4839.213 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Paris and San Francisco is 9 hours. San Francisco is 9 hours behind Paris.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 661 kg (1 456 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Paris (CDG) → San Francisco (SFO).