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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from San Diego to Lancaster (San Diego International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 2314 miles / 3723 kilometers / 2010 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Lancaster (LNS) is 2661 miles / 4283 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2313.621 miles
  • 3723.412 kilometers
  • 2010.482 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
  • 2308.802 miles
  • 3715.657 kilometers
  • 2006.294 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 258 kg (568 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
2314
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2314

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