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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to San Diego (Indianapolis International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1782 miles / 2868 kilometers / 1549 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to San Diego (SAN) is 2080 miles / 3348 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Indianapolis to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Indianapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1782.030 miles
  • 2867.899 kilometers
  • 1548.541 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
  • 1778.529 miles
  • 2862.266 kilometers
  • 1545.500 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″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 Indianapolis and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Indianapolis.

Time Difference

Indianapolis, IN

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San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (438 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
1782
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1782

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