# How far is San Jose from Puerto Cabezas?

The distance between Puerto Cabezas (Puerto Cabezas Airport) and San Jose (Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Puerto Cabezas (PUZ) to San Jose (SJO) is 524 miles / 844 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 45 minutes.

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## Distance from Puerto Cabezas to San Jose

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Puerto Cabezas to San Jose. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 284.114 miles
• 457.237 kilometers
• 246.888 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 285.514 miles
• 459.490 kilometers
• 248.105 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 Puerto Cabezas to San Jose?

The estimated flight time from Puerto Cabezas Airport to Juan Santamaría International Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Puerto Cabezas and San Jose?

There is no time difference between Puerto Cabezas and San Jose.

## Flight carbon footprint between Puerto Cabezas Airport (PUZ) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)

On average, flying from Puerto Cabezas to San Jose generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 67 kilograms equals 147 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Puerto Cabezas to San Jose

See the map of the shortest flight path between Puerto Cabezas Airport (PUZ) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).

## Airport information

Origin Puerto Cabezas Airport
City: Puerto Cabezas
Country: Nicaragua
IATA Code: PUZ
ICAO Code: MNPC
Coordinates: 14°2′49″N, 83°23′12″W
Destination Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W