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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to San Diego (Philadelphia International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2370 miles / 3814 kilometers / 2059 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Diego (SAN) is 2732 miles / 4396 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 29 minutes.

Philadelphia – San Diego

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2370
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3814
Kilometers
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2059
Nautical miles

How far is San Diego from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2369.883 miles
  • 3813.957 kilometers
  • 2059.372 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
  • 2364.909 miles
  • 3805.953 kilometers
  • 2055.050 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 to San Diego International Airport is 4 hours 59 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Philadelphia and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Philadelphia.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Philadelphia to San Diego generates about 260 kg of CO2 per passenger, 260 kilograms is equal to 573 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 San Diego

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Airlines flying from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Diego (SAN)

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