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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Dallas to Sacramento (Dallas Love Field – Sacramento International Airport) is 1442 miles / 2321 kilometers / 1253 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to Sacramento (SMF) is 1731 miles / 2785 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1442.232 miles
  • 2321.048 kilometers
  • 1253.265 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
  • 1439.473 miles
  • 2316.607 kilometers
  • 1250.868 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 Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″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 Dallas and Sacramento is 2 hours. Sacramento is 2 hours behind Dallas.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

 CST

Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (388 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DAL) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
1442
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1442

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