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Distance between Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Phoenix to San Francisco (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 651 miles / 1047 kilometers / 566 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to San Francisco (SFO) is 751 miles / 1208 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 52 minutes.

Phoenix – San Francisco

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651
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1047
Kilometers
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566
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Phoenix?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 650.871 miles
  • 1047.476 kilometers
  • 565.592 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
  • 649.979 miles
  • 1046.040 kilometers
  • 564.817 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Phoenix and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Phoenix.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Phoenix to San Francisco generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, 119 kilograms is equal to 262 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phoenix to San Francisco

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W
Destination San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Airlines flying from Phoenix (PHX) to San Francisco (SFO)

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