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

Flight distance from Dallas to Sacramento (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 1431 miles / 2303 kilometers / 1243 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to Sacramento (SMF) is 1717 miles / 2764 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) 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)
  • 1430.931 miles
  • 2302.859 kilometers
  • 1243.445 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
  • 1428.190 miles
  • 2298.449 kilometers
  • 1241.063 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/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″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 175 kg (386 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DFW) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
1431
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1431

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