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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Madison, WI (MSN)

Flight distance from San Diego to Madison (San Diego International Airport – Dane County Regional Airport) is 1672 miles / 2690 kilometers / 1453 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Madison (MSN) is 2042 miles / 3287 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN).

How far is Madison from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1671.616 miles
  • 2690.206 kilometers
  • 1452.595 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
  • 1668.930 miles
  • 2685.883 kilometers
  • 1450.261 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 Dane County Regional Airport
City: Madison, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSN
ICAO Code: KMSN
Coordinates: 43°8′23″N, 89°20′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Madison is 2 hours. Madison is 2 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Madison, WI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Madison (MSN).

Distance:
1672
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1672

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