# Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to San Francisco (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1845 miles / 2969 kilometers / 1603 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2180 miles / 3508 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 31 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Milwaukee to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1845.080 miles
• 2969.369 kilometers
• 1603.331 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
• 1840.729 miles
• 2962.365 kilometers
• 1599.549 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 Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W

B San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Milwaukee and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Milwaukee.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 204 kg (449 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Milwaukee (MKE) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1845
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1845

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