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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Sacramento (Palm Beach International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 2531 miles / 4073 kilometers / 2199 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2977 miles / 4791 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2531.133 miles
  • 4073.464 kilometers
  • 2199.495 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
  • 2527.131 miles
  • 4067.023 kilometers
  • 2196.017 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 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 West Palm Beach and Sacramento is 3 hours. Sacramento is 3 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Sacramento, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 279 kg (615 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
2531
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2531

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