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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Flight distance from San Diego to Indianapolis (San Diego International Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 1782 miles / 2868 kilometers / 1549 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Indianapolis (IND) is 2079 miles / 3346 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

How far is Indianapolis from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1782.030 miles
  • 2867.899 kilometers
  • 1548.541 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
  • 1778.529 miles
  • 2862.266 kilometers
  • 1545.500 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Indianapolis, IN

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (438 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Indianapolis (IND).

Distance:
1782
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1782

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