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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Distance from San Francisco to Atlanta (San Francisco International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 2139 miles / 3442 kilometers / 1859 nautical miles.

How far is Atlanta from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2138.897 miles
  • 3442.220 kilometers
  • 1858.650 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
  • 2134.238 miles
  • 3434.723 kilometers
  • 1854.602 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is 4 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Atlanta is 3 hours. Atlanta is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 237 kg (523 pounds).

Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

San Francisco to Atlanta flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Atlanta (ATL).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2139

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