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Distance between Tokyo (NRT) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Tokyo to San Francisco (Narita International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 5124 miles / 8246 kilometers / 4453 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 12 minutes.

Tokyo – San Francisco

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4453
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How far is San Francisco from Tokyo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5123.994 miles
  • 8246.269 kilometers
  • 4452.629 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
  • 5112.368 miles
  • 8227.559 kilometers
  • 4442.526 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 Narita International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 10 hours 12 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Tokyo and San Francisco is 17 hours. San Francisco is 17 hours behind Tokyo.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Tokyo to San Francisco generates about 600 kg of CO2 per passenger, 600 kilograms is equal to 1 323 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Tokyo to San Francisco

Shortest flight path between Narita International Airport (NRT) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin Narita International Airport
City: Tokyo
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: NRT
ICAO Code: RJAA
Coordinates: 35°45′52″N, 140°23′9″E
Destination San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Airlines flying from Tokyo (NRT) to San Francisco (SFO)

All Nippon Airways
United Airlines