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Distance between Seoul (ICN) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Seoul to San Francisco (Seoul Incheon International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 5659 miles / 9107 kilometers / 4918 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 12 minutes.

Seoul – San Francisco

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4918
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How far is San Francisco from Seoul?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5659.129 miles
  • 9107.485 kilometers
  • 4917.648 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
  • 5646.161 miles
  • 9086.616 kilometers
  • 4906.380 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).

How long does it take to fly from Seoul to San Francisco?

Estimated flight time from Seoul Incheon International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 11 hours 12 minutes.

What is the time difference between Seoul and San Francisco?

The time difference between Seoul and San Francisco is 16 hours. San Francisco is 16 hours behind Seoul.
Seoul time to San Francisco time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average flying from Seoul to San Francisco generates about 671 kg of CO2 per passenger, 671 kilograms is equal to 1 479 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Seoul to San Francisco

Shortest flight path between Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin Seoul Incheon International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: ICN
ICAO Code: RKSI
Coordinates: 37°27′36″N, 126°26′26″E
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 Seoul (ICN) to San Francisco (SFO)

Air India
Asiana Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Korean Air
Singapore Airlines
United Airlines