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Distance between San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo to Palmdale (San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 151 miles / 243 kilometers / 131 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to Palmdale (PMD) is 191 miles / 307 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 18 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Luis Obispo to Palmdale.

Shortest flight path between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

How far is Palmdale from San Luis Obispo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Luis Obispo and Palmdale. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 151.073 miles
  • 243.129 kilometers
  • 131.279 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
  • 150.791 miles
  • 242.675 kilometers
  • 131.034 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 Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Luis Obispo and Palmdale.

Time Difference

San Luis Obispo, CA

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (104 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Luis Obispo (SBP) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
151
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
151

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