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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from San Diego to Atlanta (San Diego International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 1892 miles / 3044 kilometers / 1644 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Atlanta (ATL) is 2149 miles / 3459 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 57 minutes.

San Diego – Atlanta

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1892
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3044
Kilometers
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1644
Nautical miles

How far is Atlanta from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1891.531 miles
  • 3044.123 kilometers
  • 1643.695 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
  • 1887.531 miles
  • 3037.687 kilometers
  • 1640.220 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 San Diego International Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 4 hours 4 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Diego and Atlanta is 3 hours. Atlanta is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to Atlanta generates about 208 kg of CO2 per passenger, 208 kilograms is equal to 458 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Atlanta

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Airport information

Origin San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W
Destination Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W