# How far is Fort Lauderdale, FL, from San Francisco, CA?

The distance between San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) and Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 2583 miles / 4157 kilometers / 2245 nautical miles.

The driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) is 3011 miles / 4846 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 54 hours 32 minutes.

2583
Miles
4157
Kilometers
2245
Nautical miles
5 h 23 min
285 kg

## Distance from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale

There are several ways to calculate the distance from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2583.305 miles
• 4157.426 kilometers
• 2244.831 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 2579.207 miles
• 4150.831 kilometers
• 2241.269 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).

## How long does it take to fly from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale?

The estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport to Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport is 5 hours and 23 minutes.

## What is the time difference between San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

On average, flying from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale generates about 285 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 285 kilograms equals 628 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale

See the map of the shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

## Airport information

Origin San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W
Destination Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″W