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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from Denver to Santa Ana (Denver International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 846 miles / 1361 kilometers / 735 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 1042 miles / 1677 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 9 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Denver to Santa Ana.

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

How far is Santa Ana from Denver?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Denver and Santa Ana. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 845.900 miles
  • 1361.344 kilometers
  • 735.067 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
  • 844.871 miles
  • 1359.688 kilometers
  • 734.173 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

B Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Denver and Santa Ana is 1 hour. Santa Ana is 1 hour behind Denver.

Time Difference

Denver, CO

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Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (306 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Denver (DEN) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Distance:
846
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
846

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