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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Distance from San Diego to Buffalo (San Diego International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 2196 miles / 3534 kilometers / 1908 nautical miles.

How far is Buffalo from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2196.223 miles
  • 3534.479 kilometers
  • 1908.466 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
  • 2191.962 miles
  • 3527.620 kilometers
  • 1904.763 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 (SAN) to Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is 4 hours 39 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Buffalo is 3 hours. Buffalo is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 257 kg (566 pounds).

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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Map

San Diego to Buffalo flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Buffalo (BUF).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2196

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