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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Flight distance from San Diego to Salt Lake City (San Diego International Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 626 miles / 1007 kilometers / 544 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is 756 miles / 1217 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 29 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Salt Lake City.

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

How far is Salt Lake City from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 625.882 miles
  • 1007.259 kilometers
  • 543.877 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
  • 626.559 miles
  • 1008.348 kilometers
  • 544.464 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Salt Lake City is 1 hour. Salt Lake City is 1 hour ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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Salt Lake City, UT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (256 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

Distance:
626
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
626

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