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Distance between Kansas City, MO (MCI) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Distance from Kansas City to San Diego (Kansas City International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1334 miles / 2146 kilometers / 1159 nautical miles.

How far is San Diego from Kansas City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1333.515 miles
  • 2146.085 kilometers
  • 1158.793 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
  • 1331.161 miles
  • 2142.295 kilometers
  • 1156.747 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 3 hours 1 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (366 pounds).

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 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

Kansas City to San Diego flight path

Shortest flight path between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kansas City (MCI) → San Diego (SAN).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1334
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1334

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