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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from San Diego to Palmdale (San Diego International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 140 miles / 226 kilometers / 122 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 45 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Palmdale (PMD) is 176 miles / 283 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 46 minutes.

San Diego – Palmdale

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140
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226
Kilometers
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122
Nautical miles

How far is Palmdale 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)
  • 140.465 miles
  • 226.057 kilometers
  • 122.061 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
  • 140.730 miles
  • 226.483 kilometers
  • 122.291 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).

How long does it take to fly from San Diego to Palmdale?

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to Palmdale Regional Airport is 45 minutes.

What is the time difference between San Diego and Palmdale?

There is no time difference between San Diego and Palmdale.

Flight carbon footprint between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD)

On average flying from San Diego to Palmdale generates about 46 kg of CO2 per passenger, 46 kilograms is equal to 101 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 Palmdale

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W