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Distance between Charlotte, NC (CLT) and San Jose (SYQ)

Flight distance from Charlotte to San Jose (Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Tobías Bolaños International Airport) is 1750 miles / 2816 kilometers / 1521 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Charlotte (CLT) to San Jose (SYQ) is 3408 miles / 5485 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 42 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charlotte to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Tobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ).

How far is San Jose from Charlotte?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1749.784 miles
  • 2816.004 kilometers
  • 1520.521 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
  • 1756.671 miles
  • 2827.087 kilometers
  • 1526.505 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 Tobías Bolaños International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SYQ
ICAO Code: MRPV
Coordinates: 9°57′25″N, 84°8′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Charlotte and San Jose is 1 hour. San Jose is 1 hour behind Charlotte.

Time Difference

Charlotte, NC

 EST

San Jose

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 196 kg (433 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charlotte (CLT) → San Jose (SYQ).

Distance:
1750
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1750

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