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Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to Sacramento (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 1778 miles / 2862 kilometers / 1545 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2088 miles / 3361 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Milwaukee to Sacramento.

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1778.237 miles
  • 2861.795 kilometers
  • 1545.246 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
  • 1773.896 miles
  • 2854.810 kilometers
  • 1541.474 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Milwaukee and Sacramento is 2 hours. Sacramento is 2 hours behind Milwaukee.

Time Difference

Milwaukee, WI

 CST

Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 198 kg (437 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Milwaukee (MKE) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
1778
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1778

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