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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Cedar Rapids, IA (CID)

Flight distance from San Diego to Cedar Rapids (San Diego International Airport – The Eastern Iowa Airport) is 1531 miles / 2464 kilometers / 1331 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Cedar Rapids (CID) is 1868 miles / 3007 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Cedar Rapids.

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).

How far is Cedar Rapids from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1531.186 miles
  • 2464.205 kilometers
  • 1330.564 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
  • 1528.704 miles
  • 2460.211 kilometers
  • 1328.408 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 The Eastern Iowa Airport
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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Cedar Rapids, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (369 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Cedar Rapids (CID).

Air miles:
1531
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1531

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