Map of flight path from Hong Kong to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Hong Kong?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Hong Kong and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6926.506 miles
- 11147.131 kilometers
- 6018.969 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
- 6914.719 miles
- 11128.162 kilometers
- 6008.727 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Hong Kong and San Francisco is 15 hours. San Francisco is 15 hours behind Hong Kong.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 845 kg (1 862 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Hong Kong (HKG) → San Francisco (SFO).