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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Birmingham (BHX)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Birmingham (San Francisco International Airport – Birmingham Airport) is 5280 miles / 8498 kilometers / 4589 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 29 minutes.

San Francisco – Birmingham

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5280
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8498
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4589
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How far is Birmingham from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5280.491 miles
  • 8498.126 kilometers
  • 4588.621 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
  • 5266.843 miles
  • 8476.162 kilometers
  • 4576.761 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 to Birmingham is 10 hours 29 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Birmingham is 8 hours. Birmingham is 8 hours ahead of San Francisco.

San Francisco time to Birmingham time converter

Time in San Francisco: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Birmingham: 00:00

Current local times

San Francisco, CA

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Birmingham

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Birmingham generates about 621 kg of CO2 per passenger, 621 kilograms is equal to 1 368 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from San Francisco to Birmingham

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Birmingham Airport (BHX).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Birmingham Airport
City: Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: BHX
ICAO Code: EGBB
Coordinates: 52°27′14″N, 1°44′52″W