# Distance between Huntsville, AL (HSV) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Huntsville to San Francisco (Huntsville International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1990 miles / 3202 kilometers / 1729 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Huntsville (HSV) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2288 miles / 3682 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 9 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Huntsville to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between Huntsville International Airport (HSV) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Huntsville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1989.915 miles
• 3202.457 kilometers
• 1729.189 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
• 1985.472 miles
• 3195.307 kilometers
• 1725.328 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 Huntsville International Airport
City: Huntsville, AL
Country: United States
IATA Code: HSV
ICAO Code: KHSV
Coordinates: 34°38′13″N, 86°46′30″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 Huntsville and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Huntsville.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 217 kg (478 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Huntsville (HSV) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1990
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1990

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