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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Charlottesville, VA (CHO)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Charlottesville (San Francisco International Airport – Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport) is 2378 miles / 3828 kilometers / 2067 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Charlottesville (CHO) is 2824 miles / 4544 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport (CHO).

How far is Charlottesville from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2378.368 miles
  • 3827.612 kilometers
  • 2066.745 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
  • 2372.716 miles
  • 3818.516 kilometers
  • 2061.834 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 Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
City: Charlottesville, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHO
ICAO Code: KCHO
Coordinates: 38°8′18″N, 78°27′10″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Charlottesville, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 261 kg (575 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Charlottesville (CHO).

Distance:
2378
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2378

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