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Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Honolulu to San Francisco (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2398 miles / 3860 kilometers / 2084 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 2 minutes.

Honolulu – San Francisco

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2398
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3860
Kilometers
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2084
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Honolulu?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2398.479 miles
  • 3859.977 kilometers
  • 2084.221 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
  • 2396.523 miles
  • 3856.830 kilometers
  • 2082.522 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 5 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Honolulu and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours ahead of Honolulu.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Honolulu to San Francisco generates about 263 kg of CO2 per passenger, 263 kilograms is equal to 581 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Honolulu to San Francisco

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Honolulu (HNL) to San Francisco (SFO)

Delta Air Lines
Hawaiian Airlines
United Airlines