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Distance between Providence, RI (PVD) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Providence to San Francisco (Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2692 miles / 4332 kilometers / 2339 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Providence (PVD) to San Francisco (SFO) is 3081 miles / 4959 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 54 minutes.

Providence – San Francisco

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2692
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4332
Kilometers
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2339
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Providence?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2691.541 miles
  • 4331.616 kilometers
  • 2338.886 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
  • 2684.992 miles
  • 4321.075 kilometers
  • 2333.194 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 Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 5 hours 35 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Providence and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Providence.
Providence time to San Francisco time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Providence to San Francisco generates about 298 kg of CO2 per passenger, 298 kilograms is equal to 656 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 Francisco

Shortest flight path between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″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