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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Indianapolis and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Indianapolis.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (438 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Indianapolis (IND) → San Diego (SAN).