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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Brainerd, MN

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1541

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