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Distance between Lima (LIM) and San Jose (SJO)

Flight distance from Lima to San Jose (Lima Jorge Chávez International Airport – Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 1589 miles / 2558 kilometers / 1381 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Map of flight path from Lima to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Lima Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).

How far is San Jose from Lima?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1589.490 miles
  • 2558.037 kilometers
  • 1381.229 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
  • 1597.222 miles
  • 2570.479 kilometers
  • 1387.948 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 Lima Jorge Chávez International Airport
City: Lima
Country: Perú Flag of Perú
IATA Code: LIM
ICAO Code: SPIM
Coordinates: 12°1′18″S, 77°6′51″W

B Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lima and San Jose is 1 hour. San Jose is 1 hour behind Lima.

Time Difference

Lima

 -05

San Jose

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (408 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lima (LIM) → San Jose (SJO).

Distance:
1589
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1589

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