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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from San Diego to Champaign (San Diego International Airport – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 1680 miles / 2704 kilometers / 1460 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Champaign (CMI) is 2017 miles / 3246 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 54 minutes.

San Diego – Champaign

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1680
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2704
Kilometers
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1460
Nautical miles

How far is Champaign from San Diego?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1680.137 miles
  • 2703.919 kilometers
  • 1460.000 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
  • 1676.944 miles
  • 2698.779 kilometers
  • 1457.224 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 to University of Illinois Willard Airport is 3 hours 40 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Diego and Champaign is 2 hours. Champaign is 2 hours ahead of San Diego.
San Diego time to Champaign time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to Champaign generates about 191 kg of CO2 per passenger, 191 kilograms is equal to 422 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Champaign

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W