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Distance between Cleveland, OH (CLE) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Cleveland to San Diego (Cleveland Hopkins International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2027 miles / 3261 kilometers / 1761 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Cleveland (CLE) to San Diego (SAN) is 2397 miles / 3858 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cleveland to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Cleveland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cleveland and San Diego. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2026.523 miles
  • 3261.373 kilometers
  • 1761.000 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
  • 2022.558 miles
  • 3254.992 kilometers
  • 1757.555 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 Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
City: Cleveland, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLE
ICAO Code: KCLE
Coordinates: 41°24′42″N, 81°50′59″W

B San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cleveland and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Cleveland.

Time Difference

Cleveland, OH

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San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 221 kg (486 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cleveland (CLE) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
2027
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2027

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