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Distance between Madrid (MAD) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Madrid to San Diego (Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 5855 miles / 9423 kilometers / 5088 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path from Madrid to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Madrid?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5855.437 miles
  • 9423.412 kilometers
  • 5088.235 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
  • 5842.602 miles
  • 9402.757 kilometers
  • 5077.083 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 Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
City: Madrid
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: MAD
ICAO Code: LEMD
Coordinates: 40°29′36″N, 3°34′0″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 Madrid and San Diego is 9 hours. San Diego is 9 hours behind Madrid.

Time Difference

Madrid

 CET

San Diego, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 697 kg (1 537 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Madrid (MAD) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
5855
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5855

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