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Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to San Jose (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 1829 miles / 2944 kilometers / 1590 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to San Jose (SJC) is 2197 miles / 3535 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1829.276 miles
  • 2943.934 kilometers
  • 1589.597 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
  • 1825.010 miles
  • 2937.068 kilometers
  • 1585.890 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W

B San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Milwaukee, WI

 CST

San Jose, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 202 kg (446 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Milwaukee (MKE) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
1829
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1829

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