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Distance between Charlotte, NC (CLT) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Charlotte to Sacramento (Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 2244 miles / 3611 kilometers / 1950 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Charlotte (CLT) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2684 miles / 4319 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charlotte to Sacramento.

Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Charlotte?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charlotte and Sacramento. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2243.900 miles
  • 3611.207 kilometers
  • 1949.896 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
  • 2238.793 miles
  • 3602.988 kilometers
  • 1945.458 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

B Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Charlotte and Sacramento is 3 hours. Sacramento is 3 hours behind Charlotte.

Time Difference

Charlotte, NC

 EDT

Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 245 kg (541 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charlotte (CLT) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
2244
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2244

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