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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from San Diego to Santa Ana (San Diego International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 76 miles / 122 kilometers / 66 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 87 miles / 140 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

San Diego – Santa Ana

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76
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122
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66
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Ana 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)
  • 75.882 miles
  • 122.120 kilometers
  • 65.939 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
  • 75.982 miles
  • 122.282 kilometers
  • 66.027 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 Santa Ana?

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to Orange County John Wayne Airport is 38 minutes.

What is the time difference between San Diego and Santa Ana?

There is no time difference between San Diego and Santa Ana.

Flight carbon footprint between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA)

On average flying from San Diego to Santa Ana generates about 36 kg of CO2 per passenger, 36 kilograms is equal to 80 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 Santa Ana

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W