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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Charleston to Palmdale (Charleston International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 2180 miles / 3509 kilometers / 1895 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Palmdale (PMD) is 2447 miles / 3938 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

How far is Palmdale from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2180.249 miles
  • 3508.771 kilometers
  • 1894.585 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
  • 2175.592 miles
  • 3501.276 kilometers
  • 1890.538 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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

Palmdale, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 238 kg (525 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
2180
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2180

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