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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Distance from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale (San Francisco International Airport – Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 2583 miles / 4157 kilometers / 2245 nautical miles.

How far is Fort Lauderdale from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is 5 hours 23 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 289 kg (638 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″W

San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Fort Lauderdale (FLL).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2583

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