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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Boise, ID (BOI)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Boise (San Francisco International Airport – Boise Airport) is 522 miles / 840 kilometers / 454 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Boise (BOI) is 649 miles / 1045 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Boise.

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Boise Airport (BOI).

How far is Boise from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 522.175 miles
  • 840.359 kilometers
  • 453.758 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
  • 522.102 miles
  • 840.242 kilometers
  • 453.694 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 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 Boise Airport
City: Boise, ID
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BOI
ICAO Code: KBOI
Coordinates: 43°33′51″N, 116°13′22″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Boise is 1 hour. Boise is 1 hour ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Boise, ID

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Boise (BOI).

Distance:
522
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
522

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