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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Oakland (Palm Beach International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 2559 miles / 4118 kilometers / 2223 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Oakland (OAK) is 2955 miles / 4755 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2558.718 miles
  • 4117.857 kilometers
  • 2223.465 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
  • 2554.522 miles
  • 4111.105 kilometers
  • 2219.819 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Oakland, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 282 kg (622 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
2559
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2559

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