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Distance between Paris (CDG) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Paris to San Francisco (Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 5583 miles / 8985 kilometers / 4851 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 4 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City: Paris
Country: France Flag of France
IATA Code: CDG
ICAO Code: LFPG
Coordinates: 49°0′46″N, 2°32′59″E

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 Paris and San Francisco is 9 hours. San Francisco is 9 hours behind Paris.

Time Difference

Paris

 CEST

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 661 kg (1 456 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Paris (CDG) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
5583
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5583

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