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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Charleston to Oakland (Charleston International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 2386 miles / 3841 kilometers / 2074 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Oakland (OAK) is 2751 miles / 4428 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Oakland.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Oakland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2386.457 miles
  • 3840.630 kilometers
  • 2073.774 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
  • 2381.335 miles
  • 3832.388 kilometers
  • 2069.324 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Charleston and Oakland is 3 hours. Oakland is 3 hours behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

Oakland, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 262 kg (578 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
2386
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2386

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