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

Distance from San Diego International Airport to Heathrow Airport is 5485 miles / 8827 kilometers / 4766 nautical miles.

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 10 hours 53 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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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 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

Map

Flight map from San Diego to London.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → London (LHR).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5485

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