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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Paris (CDG)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Paris (San Francisco International Airport – Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport) is 5583 miles / 8985 kilometers / 4851 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 4 minutes.

San Francisco – Paris

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4851
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How far is Paris 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)
  • 5583.005 miles
  • 8984.976 kilometers
  • 4851.499 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
  • 5568.867 miles
  • 8962.223 kilometers
  • 4839.213 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 to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is 11 hours 4 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Francisco and Paris is 9 hours. Paris is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Paris generates about 661 kg of CO2 per passenger, 661 kilograms is equal to 1 456 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from San Francisco to Paris

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

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 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City: Paris
Country: France Flag of France
IATA Code: CDG
ICAO Code: LFPG
Coordinates: 49°0′46″N, 2°32′59″E

Airlines flying from San Francisco (SFO) to Paris (CDG)

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