Air Miles Calculator

Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and McGrath, AK (MCG)

Flight distance from San Diego to McGrath (San Diego International Airport – McGrath Airport) is 2671 miles / 4299 kilometers / 2321 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to McGrath (MCG) is 3829 miles / 6162 kilometers and travel time by car is about 69 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and McGrath Airport (MCG).

How far is McGrath from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2671.229 miles
  • 4298.926 kilometers
  • 2321.234 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
  • 2668.408 miles
  • 4294.386 kilometers
  • 2318.783 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 McGrath Airport
City: McGrath, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCG
ICAO Code: PAMC
Coordinates: 62°57′10″N, 155°36′21″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and McGrath is 1 hour. McGrath is 1 hour behind San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

McGrath, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 295 kg (651 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → McGrath (MCG).

Distance:
2671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2671

Round trip?