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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from San Diego to Long Beach (San Diego International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 93 miles / 150 kilometers / 81 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 40 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Long Beach (LGB) is 107 miles / 172 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 7 minutes.

San Diego – Long Beach

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93
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150
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81
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How far is Long Beach 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)
  • 93.181 miles
  • 149.961 kilometers
  • 80.972 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
  • 93.265 miles
  • 150.096 kilometers
  • 81.045 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 Long Beach Airport is 40 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between San Diego and Long Beach.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to Long Beach generates about 39 kg of CO2 per passenger, 39 kilograms is equal to 85 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Long Beach

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W