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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from San Diego to Phoenix (San Diego International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 304 miles / 490 kilometers / 264 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Phoenix (PHX) is 362 miles / 582 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 45 minutes.

San Diego – Phoenix

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304
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490
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264
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How far is Phoenix 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)
  • 304.219 miles
  • 489.593 kilometers
  • 264.359 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
  • 303.612 miles
  • 488.616 kilometers
  • 263.832 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Diego and Phoenix is 1 hour. Phoenix is 1 hour ahead of San Diego.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to Phoenix generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, 70 kilograms is equal to 154 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Phoenix

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from San Diego (SAN) to Phoenix (PHX)

AirTran Airways
American Airlines
Southwest Airlines