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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Grand Forks, ND (GFK)

Flight distance from San Diego to Grand Forks (San Diego International Airport – Grand Forks International Airport) is 1481 miles / 2383 kilometers / 1287 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Grand Forks (GFK) is 1919 miles / 3089 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Grand Forks International Airport (GFK).

How far is Grand Forks from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1480.898 miles
  • 2383.274 kilometers
  • 1286.865 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
  • 1480.079 miles
  • 2381.956 kilometers
  • 1286.153 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 Forks International Airport
City: Grand Forks, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GFK
ICAO Code: KGFK
Coordinates: 47°56′57″N, 97°10′33″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Grand Forks is 2 hours. Grand Forks is 2 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Grand Forks, ND

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Grand Forks (GFK).

Distance:
1481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1481

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