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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Denver, CO (DEN)

Flight distance from San Diego to Denver (San Diego International Airport – Denver International Airport) is 853 miles / 1372 kilometers / 741 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Denver (DEN) is 1103 miles / 1775 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 25 minutes.

San Diego – Denver

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853
Miles
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1372
Kilometers
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741
Nautical miles

How far is Denver 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)
  • 852.817 miles
  • 1372.476 kilometers
  • 741.078 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
  • 852.103 miles
  • 1371.326 kilometers
  • 740.457 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).

How long does it take to fly from San Diego to Denver?

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to Denver International Airport is 2 hours 6 minutes.

What is the time difference between San Diego and Denver?

The time difference between San Diego and Denver is 1 hour. Denver is 1 hour ahead of San Diego.
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Flight carbon footprint between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Denver International Airport (DEN)

On average flying from San Diego to Denver generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, 140 kilograms is equal to 308 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 Denver

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Denver International Airport (DEN).

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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

Airlines flying from San Diego (SAN) to Denver (DEN)

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