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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 2727 miles / 4389 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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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Wilmington, DE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 262 kg (577 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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