# 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
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
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.

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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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