# Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Wilmington, DE (ILG)

Flight distance from San Diego to Wilmington (San Diego International Airport – Wilmington Airport (Delaware)) is 2351 miles / 3783 kilometers / 2043 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Wilmington (ILG) is 2728 miles / 4390 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 25 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Wilmington.

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Wilmington Airport (Delaware) (ILG).

## How far is Wilmington from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2350.787 miles
• 3783.224 kilometers
• 2042.778 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
• 2345.850 miles
• 3775.279 kilometers
• 2038.488 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
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

B Wilmington Airport (Delaware)
City: Wilmington, DE
Country: United States
IATA Code: ILG
ICAO Code: KILG
Coordinates: 39°40′43″N, 75°36′23″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Wilmington is 3 hours. Wilmington is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 258 kg (568 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Wilmington (ILG).

Distance:
2351
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2351

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