# How far is San Diego, CA, from Providence, RI?

The distance between Providence (Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport) and San Diego (San Diego International Airport) is 2567 miles / 4131 kilometers / 2231 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Providence (PVD) to San Diego (SAN) is 2990 miles / 4812 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 54 hours 7 minutes.

2567
Miles
4131
Kilometers
2231
Nautical miles
5 h 21 min
283 kg

## Distance from Providence to San Diego

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Providence to San Diego. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2567.141 miles
• 4131.413 kilometers
• 2230.784 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
• 2561.780 miles
• 4122.785 kilometers
• 2226.126 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 Providence to San Diego?

The estimated flight time from Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport to San Diego International Airport is 5 hours and 21 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and San Diego International Airport (SAN)

On average, flying from Providence to San Diego generates about 283 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 283 kilograms equals 624 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Providence to San Diego

See the map of the shortest flight path between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

## Airport information

Origin Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″W
Destination San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W