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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Bethel, AK (BET)

Flight distance from San Diego to Bethel (San Diego International Airport – Bethel Airport) is 2780 miles / 4473 kilometers / 2415 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path from San Diego to Bethel.

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Bethel Airport (BET).

How far is Bethel from San Diego?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Diego and Bethel. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2779.511 miles
  • 4473.190 kilometers
  • 2415.329 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
  • 2775.859 miles
  • 4467.312 kilometers
  • 2412.156 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).

Airport information


A 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

B Bethel Airport
City: Bethel, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BET
ICAO Code: PABE
Coordinates: 60°46′47″N, 161°50′16″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Bethel is 1 hour. Bethel is 1 hour behind San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Bethel, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 308 kg (679 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Bethel (BET).

Distance:
2780
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2780

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