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Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Honolulu to Sacramento (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 2462 miles / 3962 kilometers / 2140 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Map of flight path from Honolulu to Sacramento.

Shortest flight path between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Honolulu?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2462.136 miles
  • 3962.424 kilometers
  • 2139.538 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
  • 2460.245 miles
  • 3959.381 kilometers
  • 2137.895 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Honolulu, HI

 HST

Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 271 kg (597 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Honolulu (HNL) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
2462
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2462

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