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

Distance from Phoenix to San Francisco (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 651 miles / 1047 kilometers / 566 nautical miles.

How far is San Francisco from Phoenix?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Phoenix and San Francisco. 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 (PHX) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Phoenix and San Francisco.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (262 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Phoenix to San Francisco flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → San Francisco (SFO).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
651
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
651

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