# Distance between Lihue, HI (LIH) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Lihue to San Jose (Lihue Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 2466 miles / 3969 kilometers / 2143 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 10 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Lihue to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Lihue Airport (LIH) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

## How far is San Jose from Lihue?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2465.937 miles
• 3968.541 kilometers
• 2142.841 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
• 2463.466 miles
• 3964.564 kilometers
• 2140.693 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 Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

B San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lihue and San Jose is 3 hours. San Jose is 3 hours ahead of Lihue.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 271 kg (598 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lihue (LIH) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
2466
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2466

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