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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from San Diego to London (San Diego International Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 5485 miles / 8827 kilometers / 4766 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 53 minutes.

San Diego – London

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8827
Kilometers
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4766
Nautical miles

How far is London 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)
  • 5485.118 miles
  • 8827.442 kilometers
  • 4766.438 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
  • 5472.363 miles
  • 8806.915 kilometers
  • 4755.354 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 London Heathrow Airport is 10 hours 53 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Diego and London is 8 hours. London is 8 hours ahead of San Diego.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to London generates about 648 kg of CO2 per passenger, 648 kilograms is equal to 1 428 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from San Diego to London

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

Airlines flying from San Diego (SAN) to London (LHR)

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