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Distance between Mexico City (MEX) and San Jose (SJO)

Distance from Mexico City to San Jose (Mexico City International Airport – Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 1186 miles / 1909 kilometers / 1031 nautical miles.

How far is San Jose from Mexico City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1186.437 miles
  • 1909.385 kilometers
  • 1030.985 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
  • 1187.085 miles
  • 1910.428 kilometers
  • 1031.548 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 Mexico City International Airport (MEX) to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (355 pounds).

Airport information


A Mexico City International Airport
City: Mexico City
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: MEX
ICAO Code: MMMX
Coordinates: 19°26′10″N, 99°4′19″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

Mexico City to San Jose flight path

Shortest flight path between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Mexico City (MEX) → San Jose (SJO).

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Air miles:
1186
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1186

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