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Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Honolulu to San Diego (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2614 miles / 4206 kilometers / 2271 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path from Honolulu to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Honolulu?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2613.614 miles
  • 4206.204 kilometers
  • 2271.168 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
  • 2610.146 miles
  • 4200.623 kilometers
  • 2268.155 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 Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W

B San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Honolulu and San Diego is 2 hours. San Diego is 2 hours ahead of Honolulu.

Time Difference

Honolulu, HI

 HST

San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 288 kg (636 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Honolulu (HNL) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
2614
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2614

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