# Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Brainerd, MN (BRD)

Flight distance from San Diego to Brainerd (San Diego International Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 1541 miles / 2479 kilometers / 1339 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Brainerd (BRD) is 1988 miles / 3199 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).

## How far is Brainerd from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1540.586 miles
• 2479.333 kilometers
• 1338.733 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
• 1539.085 miles
• 2476.917 kilometers
• 1337.428 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
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

B Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Brainerd is 2 hours. Brainerd is 2 hours ahead of San Diego.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (401 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Brainerd (BRD).

Distance:
1541
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1541

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