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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Kona, HI (KOA)

Flight distance from San Diego to Kona (San Diego International Airport – Kona International Airport) is 2556 miles / 4113 kilometers / 2221 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 20 minutes.

San Diego – Kona

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2556
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4113
Kilometers
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2221
Nautical miles

How far is Kona from San Diego?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2555.632 miles
  • 4112.891 kilometers
  • 2220.783 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
  • 2552.791 miles
  • 4108.320 kilometers
  • 2218.315 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to Kona International Airport is 5 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Diego and Kona is 2 hours. Kona is 2 hours behind San Diego.
San Diego time to Kona time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to Kona generates about 282 kg of CO2 per passenger, 282 kilograms is equal to 621 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from San Diego to Kona

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Kona International Airport (KOA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Kona International Airport
City: Kona, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KOA
ICAO Code: PHKO
Coordinates: 19°44′19″N, 156°2′45″W