How far is San Francisco from Kansas City?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Kansas City and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1498.816 miles
- 2412.111 kilometers
- 1302.436 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
- 1495.239 miles
- 2406.354 kilometers
- 1299.327 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).
Estimated flight time from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 3 hours 20 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Kansas City and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Kansas City.
Kansas City, MO
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 pounds).
Kansas City to San Francisco flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Kansas City (MCI) → San Francisco (SFO).