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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Cleveland, OH (CLE)

Distance from San Francisco to Cleveland (San Francisco International Airport – Cleveland Hopkins International Airport) is 2161 miles / 3478 kilometers / 1878 nautical miles.

How far is Cleveland from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2161.340 miles
  • 3478.340 kilometers
  • 1878.153 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
  • 2156.128 miles
  • 3469.951 kilometers
  • 1873.624 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 Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is 4 hours 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 240 kg (529 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 Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
City: Cleveland, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLE
ICAO Code: KCLE
Coordinates: 41°24′42″N, 81°50′59″W

San Francisco to Cleveland flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Cleveland (CLE).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
2161
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2161

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