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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Yakima, WA (YKM)

Flight distance from San Diego to Yakima (San Diego International Airport – Yakima Air Terminal) is 971 miles / 1562 kilometers / 844 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Yakima (YKM) is 1158 miles / 1864 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Yakima Air Terminal (YKM).

How far is Yakima from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 970.820 miles
  • 1562.383 kilometers
  • 843.619 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
  • 972.144 miles
  • 1564.514 kilometers
  • 844.770 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 Yakima Air Terminal
City: Yakima, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: YKM
ICAO Code: KYKM
Coordinates: 46°34′5″N, 120°32′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Diego and Yakima.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Yakima, WA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Yakima (YKM).

Distance:
971
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
971

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