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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Distance from Philadelphia to Buffalo (Philadelphia International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 279 miles / 449 kilometers / 242 nautical miles.

How far is Buffalo from Philadelphia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and Buffalo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 278.775 miles
  • 448.644 kilometers
  • 242.249 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
  • 278.664 miles
  • 448.466 kilometers
  • 242.152 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 Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Philadelphia and Buffalo.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (140 pounds).

Airport information


A Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

B Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Map

Philadelphia to Buffalo flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Buffalo (BUF).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
279

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