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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Fargo to San Francisco (Hector International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1450 miles / 2334 kilometers / 1260 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to San Francisco (SFO) is 1789 miles / 2879 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 47 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fargo to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Fargo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1450.097 miles
  • 2333.705 kilometers
  • 1260.100 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
  • 1447.335 miles
  • 2329.260 kilometers
  • 1257.700 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

B San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fargo and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Fargo.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

 CDT

San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (389 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1450
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1450

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