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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Modesto (Palm Beach International Airport – Modesto City–County Airport) is 2489 miles / 4006 kilometers / 2163 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Modesto (MOD) is 2890 miles / 4651 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Modesto.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

How far is Modesto from West Palm Beach?

There are several ways to calculate distances between West Palm Beach and Modesto. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2488.954 miles
  • 4005.583 kilometers
  • 2162.842 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
  • 2484.921 miles
  • 3999.092 kilometers
  • 2159.337 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

B Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between West Palm Beach and Modesto is 3 hours. Modesto is 3 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Modesto, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 274 kg (604 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Modesto (MOD).

Distance:
2489
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2489

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