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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Thunder Bay (YQT)

Flight distance from San Diego to Thunder Bay (San Diego International Airport – Thunder Bay International Airport) is 1804 miles / 2903 kilometers / 1568 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Thunder Bay (YQT) is 2329 miles / 3748 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT).

How far is Thunder Bay from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1803.965 miles
  • 2903.200 kilometers
  • 1567.603 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
  • 1801.916 miles
  • 2899.903 kilometers
  • 1565.822 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 Thunder Bay International Airport
City: Thunder Bay
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YQT
ICAO Code: CYQT
Coordinates: 48°22′18″N, 89°19′26″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Thunder Bay is 3 hours. Thunder Bay is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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Thunder Bay

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 200 kg (442 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Thunder Bay (YQT).

Distance:
1804
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1804

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