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Distance between Kansas City, MO (MCI) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Kansas City to Oakland (Kansas City International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 1489 miles / 2396 kilometers / 1294 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Kansas City (MCI) to Oakland (OAK) is 1795 miles / 2888 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kansas City to Oakland.

Shortest flight path between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from Kansas City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kansas City and Oakland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1489.012 miles
  • 2396.333 kilometers
  • 1293.916 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
  • 1485.450 miles
  • 2390.600 kilometers
  • 1290.821 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

B Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Kansas City and Oakland is 2 hours. Oakland is 2 hours behind Kansas City.

Time Difference

Kansas City, MO

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Oakland, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (394 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kansas City (MCI) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
1489
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1489

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