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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from San Diego to Grand Canyon (San Diego International Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 364 miles / 585 kilometers / 316 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 11 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 531 miles / 855 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Grand Canyon.

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

How far is Grand Canyon from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 363.712 miles
  • 585.337 kilometers
  • 316.057 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
  • 363.539 miles
  • 585.060 kilometers
  • 315.907 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 Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Grand Canyon is 1 hour. Grand Canyon is 1 hour ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Grand Canyon, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 79 kg (173 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Grand Canyon (GCN).

Distance:
364
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
364

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