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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Oakland (Philadelphia International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 2511 miles / 4041 kilometers / 2182 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Oakland (OAK) is 2879 miles / 4634 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 37 minutes.

Philadelphia – Oakland

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2511
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4041
Kilometers
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2182
Nautical miles

How far is Oakland from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2510.992 miles
  • 4041.049 kilometers
  • 2181.992 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
  • 2504.928 miles
  • 4031.292 kilometers
  • 2176.723 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).

How long does it take to fly from Philadelphia to Oakland?

Estimated flight time from Philadelphia International Airport to Oakland International Airport is 5 hours 15 minutes.

What is the time difference between Philadelphia and Oakland?

The time difference between Philadelphia and Oakland is 3 hours. Oakland is 3 hours behind Philadelphia.
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Flight carbon footprint between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Oakland International Airport (OAK)

On average flying from Philadelphia to Oakland generates about 276 kg of CO2 per passenger, 276 kilograms is equal to 609 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Oakland

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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