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

Distance from San Francisco to Paris (San Francisco International Airport – Charles de Gaulle Airport) is 5583 miles / 8985 kilometers / 4851 nautical miles.

How far is Paris from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Paris. 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 (SFO) to Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is 11 hours 4 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 702 kg (1 547 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 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

Map

San Francisco to Paris flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Paris (CDG).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5583

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